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Project by knine posted 03-13-2017 11:07 PM 878 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this pair of corner cabinets out of pine,the finish is about 20 coats of garnet shellac ,0000 steel wool and wax.The interior is general finishes antique white milk paint and wax.Decided to break tradition and go a different way for the glass panel door joinery.

-- K9 Ohio





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 03-13-2017 11:12 PM

an outstanding build and your finish tops it off to make it perfect.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#2 posted 03-13-2017 11:42 PM

Beautifully done.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-14-2017 01:09 AM

Many of us are/will be in awe of this fine craftsmanship.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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MadeinMT

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#4 posted 03-14-2017 01:56 AM

Beautiful. 20 (!) coats of shellac? Why so many?

-- Ron, Montana

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Halc

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#5 posted 03-14-2017 12:47 PM

Great job, they’re really beautiful cabinets!

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david38

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#6 posted 03-14-2017 03:09 PM

beautiful great work

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 03-14-2017 06:19 PM

This cabinet is a real beauty and so nicely done. It looks like an original. Fine work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jeremymcon

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#8 posted 03-14-2017 08:07 PM

Gorgeous! If I ever buy a table saw to cut those long miters with, a corner cabinet like this will certainly be on my to do list. Are the cabinets assembled in two pieces, with the center molding hiding the seam/joint? Or are they both made from boards that run the whole height of the cabinet?

Love the pegged joinery detail on the front.

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knine

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#9 posted 03-14-2017 09:10 PM

Two separate cabinets with molding to hide seam,easier to move in the house.20 coats of shellac gave me the antique pine look I was going for.Besides when you start padding on shellac it’s easy to just keep going till you get the look.

-- K9 Ohio

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ChuckV

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#10 posted 03-14-2017 10:38 PM

Those are really wonderful!

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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