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Project by jcoulam posted 1573 days ago 3438 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a project for my Dad, it’s based on a Pottery Barn piece.
It’s made from rough cut Knotty Alder and finished with Waterlox Orginal Finish. Each side has 2 adjustable shelves, the drawers are rabbited half blind dovetails. This was a real challege but a lot of fun.

-- Jeff Coulam, Lakeway Texas





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WoodshopJoe

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#1 posted 1572 days ago

Very cool and very rustic, nice work

-- Joe Truehart - The Craftsmans Woodshop

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woodworm

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#2 posted 1572 days ago

Very nice looking piece of furniture. I like those moderate knots evenly scattered all over that piece.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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donjoe

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#3 posted 1572 days ago

Wonderful buffet. Great build and some good looking wood.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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kcrandy

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#4 posted 1572 days ago

rabbited half blind dovetails

Have to check out what that all means. Sounds Stephen King sort of scary.

Beautiful piece!

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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libraryman

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#5 posted 1572 days ago

Nice work. The finish looks terrific. Did you use shellac before applying the Waterlux? I know knotty alder can blotch sometimes but yours is perfect. Did you use inset Euro hinges?

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308Gap

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#6 posted 1572 days ago

Love that style, great job, the doors are very nice.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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dmoore

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#7 posted 1572 days ago

nice look and a job well done

-- Duane, Ohio

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