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Project by Div posted 1559 days ago 2475 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sculpt cabinet was done in clear Monterrey Pine and I made the wooden hinges from Tambotie (Spirostachus Africana). Unfortunately the picture doesn’t show it clearly but all external surfaces have a sculpted wavy finish. This was done with an angle grinder fitted with a coarse sanding disc, rasps and spoke shave, followed by MANY hours of sanding.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."





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BarbS

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#1 posted 1559 days ago

Very nice, Div. Is it large, the size of a wardrobe? Or a tabletop cabinet for CDs? Hard to tell with no frame of reference for size. I like the sculpting you’ve done, and I believe every word of “Many hours of sanding.”

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Cher

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#2 posted 1559 days ago

Div your work is magnificent. If I have the good fortune of going to Mossel Bay I will pay you a visit.

-- When you know better you do better.

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Div

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#3 posted 1559 days ago

@barbs: Oops, sorry I guess I should have given dimensions. It was built as a cocktail cabinet. I work in those strange little units called millimetres, so let me convert to inches…..Height 51” width 24” depth 13”
@Cher : Thanks and you are most welcome. I think you will like my shop. Come with a bakkie so I can give you some wood.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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woody57

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#4 posted 1559 days ago

I love these one of a kind pieces. It looks great, but next time, more pictures please.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1559 days ago

Nice looking cabinet. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 1559 days ago

very interesting..the handle looks as tho it grew there

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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huff

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#7 posted 1559 days ago

I really like your unique design and I love how the grain flows. Is the interior done in black or is that just the picture? Great Job.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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dustynewt

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#8 posted 1559 days ago

Very natural looking cabinet. As if the wood chose what it wanted.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1559 days ago

Very cool cabinet

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Monty

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#10 posted 1532 days ago

die hangkas is absoluut pragtig so is die ander werke lyk of daar ‘n kunstenaar in jou is

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Div

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#11 posted 1517 days ago

Thanks Rob. Coming from you, I will gracefully accept it as a great compliment!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 1245 days ago

Saw your recent posting regarding your show. Best of luck. This piece is Krenov-esk!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Div

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#13 posted 1244 days ago

Thanks Doc! Enlighten me, what is the Krenov connection?

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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DocSavage45

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#14 posted 1244 days ago

I’m doing some blogging re The studio furniture movement. Krenov was an excellent writer and artist/craftsman. There are several books by him. He lived for the wood, and advocated for the work. You can Google him and maybe it can give you some picture examples. He has passed on. Pritney and Ames have an excellent history re: studio furniture as well. http://www.pritameames.com/index.html

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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