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Cherry Cabinet /Stand for Coffee Maker

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Project by oldrivers posted 04-29-2017 02:20 AM 1017 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this cabinet for our local Credit Union to be used as a station for their Coffee maker for their customers. The cabinet is solid Cherry 37 X 22 X 30 ’ high. Behind the flush mount doors is a drawer sized to accommodate the additives such as cream, sugar and Coffee as well as the water picture. underneath the drawer is storage for the disposable Coffee cups. The top will be fitted with a 1/4 ” glass top to protect against spills Etc. (Glass Top on order)
The finish is English Walnut with a Clear Satin Lacquer top coat.
This unit matches the other furniture in the office Very Closely (They were very happy with the design and the Almost exact match)

-- Soli Deo gloria!





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#1 posted 04-29-2017 02:39 AM

Very nice work sir. Great choice of wood.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 04-29-2017 02:41 AM

Very nice. I like the simplicity and function too.

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#3 posted 04-29-2017 03:16 AM

Nice work, I hope that have a fancy coffee maker worthy of such a nice piece!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#4 posted 04-29-2017 05:20 AM

Great design and beautifully constructed..

-- 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 04-29-2017 11:49 AM

Very nice work, well designed for the intended use, excellent build. Cherry is fantastic wood to work with, works easily and the color and figure are always beautiful.
Did you use some sort of pre-conditioner to avoid blotching with the English Walnut?, or were you lucky in that the grain was in your favor?
I assume you used drawer slides, were they easy to get positioned correctly?
Very nice, thanks for showing.

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#6 posted 04-29-2017 12:10 PM

Thanks for all your gracious comments. Answer to Oldtool, yes I uses a conditioner, you are so right Cherry is a wonderful wood to work with but it is sometimes bad to blotch (I used Min wax conditioner) The slides i used were a full extension ball bearing slide, very smooth with full access. Thanks have a Blessed day.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 04-29-2017 12:19 PM

Superior craftsmanship and finish work. A project with very high level of utility. TRhanks for sharing

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#8 posted 04-29-2017 01:30 PM

looks great

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#9 posted 04-29-2017 01:40 PM

nothing better then cherry IMO …...and when it darken a bit will look even more elegant …...GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#10 posted 04-29-2017 02:10 PM

This is an outstanding cabinet and it has a beautiful design and wonderful wood. It is simple and elegant and is definitely an eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 04-29-2017 09:40 PM

This is a beautiful looking piece.

The Cherry is very nice… great job matching grain on the glued up panels.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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