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Project by Alan Young posted 10-16-2017 02:54 PM 1269 views 8 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A sideboard in the Arts and Craft tradition with some slight Greene and Greene influences.
Materials-Mahogany and Sapele. Finish- Oil and Shellac for the base, carcass, and doors. Oil and Polyurethane for the drawers and top. Dimensions-35”H,19”,D and 96” L. The right side opens with an upper drawer for Utensils. Three removable boxes sit above lower Silverware/Utensils compartments.





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PPK

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#1 posted 10-16-2017 03:11 PM

Very classy! Great job.

-- Pete

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#2 posted 10-16-2017 04:24 PM

wow that is just gorgeous,with a great fit and finish all around.love the warmth of the wood,excellent craftsmanship alan.top 3 for sure.

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

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#3 posted 10-16-2017 05:03 PM

That’s a weekend well spent

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#4 posted 10-16-2017 08:52 PM

Ala, this piece is absolutely beautiful and it displays a lot of nice details and fine craftsmanship.

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

-- 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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#5 posted 10-16-2017 09:17 PM

Alan, what a masterpiece! The finish is fantastic. What is behind the doors on the left with the lock??? I have not previously seen the detail on the front stretchers. Is that G&G or your own flair? Finally, I am really glad that I didn’t have to move that around my shop. :D

-- Art

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rtbrmb

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#6 posted 10-16-2017 10:06 PM

Awesome work-design, build, details & finish. Very impressive just like the rest of your portfolio.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#7 posted 10-16-2017 11:17 PM

That’s a beautiful sideboard—a treasured family heirloom for sure!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Andrek

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#8 posted 10-16-2017 11:47 PM

Bravo, very well done a show piece ,
Thanks for sharing.

-- andrek

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AllenD

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#9 posted 10-17-2017 12:15 AM

Bravo!

-- - Allen (Marietta, GA) In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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#10 posted 10-17-2017 01:04 AM

8 feet long – hard to find that at a furniture store! Beautiful project.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 10-17-2017 02:15 AM

Really beautiful! Great job arranging all the grain. Stunning piece of work and it speaks for itself!

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#12 posted 10-17-2017 02:33 AM

It’s all there, great design, perfect details including well selected and place wood.Amazing work and finished piece.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#13 posted 10-17-2017 11:56 AM

Beautiful Sideboard!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 10-17-2017 01:03 PM

Beautifully done piece, simply gorgeous!

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#15 posted 10-17-2017 01:17 PM

Wow…an excellent example of painstaking craftsmanship! Something to be very proud of indeed.

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