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Cherry Cube Shelf

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Project by Jesse Friesen posted 07-15-2010 03:34 AM 2241 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this today. Its a cube shelf unit made out of cherry. Each space measures 11.5”x11.5” and everything is dadoed. I still have to get a piece of 1/4” cherry to finish off the bottom row of the back but that can wait till I build the next kitchen. I finished it off with Deft clear danish oil and 3 coats of town talk orange wax. It smells fantastic, lol. Some of the cherry has some really nice curl. Had a lot of fun building this one and it should serve as a good storage unit.





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#1 posted 07-15-2010 03:57 AM

Beautiful piece! The cherry looks great!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 07-15-2010 05:25 AM

VERY NICE! Just made one of these myself for my baby boy’s room. I like the cherry, though. Smart touches with the white boxes too.

-- John, Minneapolis, "The juice is worth the squeeze"

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#3 posted 07-15-2010 02:36 PM

Good work on that. I do like the figure on that cherry, wood never stops amazing me with it’s beauty.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#4 posted 07-15-2010 08:48 PM

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 07-15-2010 10:49 PM

Are the sides angled? That is some Beautiful cherry curl. Very nicely done, and precisely aligning all those dadoes is admirable work. Very nice cove detail on the top, too.

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

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#6 posted 07-16-2010 06:18 AM

Thanks everyone. No the sides are straight

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 11:58 AM

That is much nicer than the one my wife bought at T@rget. Good job!

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