cabinet for wife's shop

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Project by wrenchhead posted 1573 days ago 1664 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was another project for my wife’s salon. I made it out of the cheapest pine you can get at the big box store. I took a lot of work to get the wood to look good. I used a sanding sealer not thinned. After I sanded that smooth I used general finishes honey maple oil stain and then three coats of wipe on poly. This was my first attempt at an inset door with mortised hinges. The gap is not perfect but I am the only one that will ever see the imperfection.

Thanks for looking

-- I could quit if I wanted

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#1 posted 1573 days ago

A knotty good looking project! Insets are challenging.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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#2 posted 1573 days ago

That came out really nice.
You set that door better then I could.
Nice work!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#3 posted 1573 days ago

A nicely styled and built piece. The finish looks great too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 1573 days ago

niice piece of pine
well done


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#5 posted 1573 days ago

Thanks for looking guys.

-- I could quit if I wanted

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#6 posted 1485 days ago

Since we both live in W Melb, I can see I need to spend some time with you and learn. Very nice. What type of salon does da little women own?

-- Harold

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#7 posted 1384 days ago

I love the smooth lines and unobtrusive knob which blends in like another knot. I wonder if your wife ever has to look for it. Beautiful.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#8 posted 1384 days ago

Nice work.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#9 posted 533 days ago

Very nice cabinet !
How’s it holding up ?
Amazing how the knob just “blends”. : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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