Parts cabinet

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Project by Belford posted 06-06-2017 08:07 PM 1669 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

· A small (29×13x7) parts cabinet for hardware (hinges, knobs, pulls etc.) from Redheart, Erythroxylum spp. And Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum. Finished in clear shellac, with Brass pulls. Yes that’s the real color.

Just in case anyone is wondering about that shallow drawer at the bottom. I would like to say that I planned it that way for little tiny stuff. But the fact is I inlayed the sides before I remembered to cut the sides to length and I’ll be damned if I was going to start over with a shorter board. So anyway I made a shallow drawer at the bottom because I planned it that way.

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#1 posted 06-06-2017 08:20 PM

This looks too nice to use in a wood shop! Really well done though.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 06-06-2017 08:32 PM

Beautiful work. Great design too. I think every parts cabinet should have a shallow bottom drawer.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

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#3 posted 06-06-2017 09:41 PM

Beautiful. I love the color.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 06-06-2017 10:12 PM

Looks like an overdo for a tool /parts cabinet, however after checking out your bench top and lots of other nice builds and blogs I have come to the conclusion a mouse may have built it for you and is living in the ground floor apartment rent free!!.......and… which level does the chicken reside?

Come to think of it just where abouts do you live at?

-- Regards Robert

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#5 posted 06-06-2017 10:14 PM

Annoying duplication.

-- Regards Robert

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#6 posted 06-06-2017 11:52 PM

I love it. Excellent workmenship. Those miters look really tight.

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#7 posted 06-07-2017 12:33 AM

Nice work, a real work of art. Since I usually get this comment thought I would pass it on. You have a better shop cabinet than most have fine furniture.


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#8 posted 06-07-2017 08:05 AM

Well done, we all tend to have design changes from time to time. Love the color

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 06-07-2017 01:13 PM

This is a beautiful piece of furniture and is so nicely done, but it’s also a very practical piece since it’s a shop storage piece for small hardware, etc. It displays very nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#10 posted 06-07-2017 01:59 PM

Excellent work, the craftsmanship is top shelf!!

-- Greg Gimbel, Rifle, Colorado,

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#11 posted 06-07-2017 05:00 PM

the color of this piece is stunning. And the inlay highlights it very well.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#12 posted 06-07-2017 10:36 PM


-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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#13 posted 06-07-2017 10:57 PM

Absolutely fantastic!

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#14 posted 06-08-2017 05:42 AM

Beautiful red/white combination!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 06-08-2017 07:48 AM

Let me put it this way, if I said this was meant as a tool box of sorts, you’d be sending condolences to maximum security cell A1 to the recently widowed Mrs AHPDEB being questioned by the bizarre passing of her husband who “fell” with the back of his neck on a 4lb hammer.

-- Andries - South Africa

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