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Mid Century Credenza

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Project by Valete posted 04-10-2017 12:55 PM 1264 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished yesterday this mid century credenza for my living room.

The initial idea was made it entire with wood, but due the limited budget changed my mind and built the cabinet with laminated plywood. The laminate wood is Freijó (Brazilian wood). The base and turned legs was made with Peroba that I had available.

The cabinet has built using 45º joints, reinforced with biscuits and finished with lacquer.





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reclaimed

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#1 posted 04-10-2017 01:13 PM

Real nice! Takes me back. Here in CA the originals start at 1500. Yours looks authentic except for the lack of cigarette butt burns.

-- Measure?

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#2 posted 04-10-2017 01:51 PM

I really like this. I’ve been wanting to build one for my office. Looks great.

-- The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up. Jean Cocteau

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#3 posted 04-10-2017 02:13 PM

Nice work, very retro looking.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 04-10-2017 03:00 PM

Takes me back, too. Just like the stuff my dad used to build in the ‘50s.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#5 posted 04-10-2017 03:54 PM

yeah put an ash tray and a glass of scotch on the rocks and you would be there.nice job on the cabinet and finish.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 04-10-2017 04:36 PM

You did a nice job on this credenza.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#7 posted 04-10-2017 07:04 PM

I love this. Nice work!

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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