Solid Walnut cabinet

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Project by Jono posted 11-18-2007 06:52 AM 3063 views 26 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cabinet for my employer Ornamentum Furniture about a year and half ago. The Gables are 1 1/2 thick and span the cabinets height. Showing the end grain at the top was a bold design choice and i made sure to line up all my laminations from top too gables giving it a very linear look. The design is simple and clean letting the wood speak for itself. Grain matched drawer fronts and doors open on Blu-motion self closing Blum slides. The drawers are made from solid Walnut using the offcuts from the case panels. I really enjoyed this build and the creative liscense i was given in its overall look.

Check out more furniture from Ornamentum (ODI Gallery)

-- Jono, Vancouver,

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#1 posted 11-18-2007 08:08 AM

Great looking cabinet Jono. I look forward to seeing your other projects.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 11-18-2007 08:26 AM


Beautiful cabinet. I like the idea of the end grain on the top. I just finished a similar cabinet. The dimensions look alot the same, I love the grain flow through the whole piece. Nice work.

-- Kaleo ,

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#3 posted 11-18-2007 09:02 AM

this is very nice,,,,,love the contemporary furniture

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#4 posted 11-18-2007 02:37 PM

Very handsome cabinet!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 11-18-2007 02:51 PM

Really nice. It appears that the drawer fronts and doors are cut from one big piece of wood or book matched and cut. Is that correct? When you say gables are you referring to the end panels of the piece? The cabinet is very well designed and executed. Welcome to Lumber Jocks. We’ll be looking for lots more projects.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 11-18-2007 03:16 PM

Very nice design and execution. Good luck at ODI. It would be interesting to hear more about your work experience with them and some of your other projects.

-- Dave J. Eagle, ID

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#7 posted 11-18-2007 06:14 PM

Quite nice, and well proportioned! Easy on the eyes, too

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#8 posted 11-18-2007 09:46 PM

Great fit and grain matching. Real craftsmanship through and through.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Damian Penney

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#9 posted 11-19-2007 01:29 AM

My cup of tea that Jono, very nice.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 11-19-2007 04:53 AM

I dig the style, love the modern look. Nice work, very nice!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 11-19-2007 06:02 AM

A great view. i assume that the fronts are veneered. because of the repeating grain.

A nice cabinet. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#12 posted 11-19-2007 01:13 PM

Hey yall thanks for all the comments it feels wierd to get complements but at the same time it also feels good so yeah thankyou! This site is great and just what i have been looking for. Many people with similar interests and helping each other grow and develop technics and skillls.

-- Jono, Vancouver,

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#13 posted 11-19-2007 01:44 PM

A beautiful piece. I really like the clean lines and beautiful grain match work.
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#14 posted 11-20-2007 08:29 AM

Love it.

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#15 posted 12-18-2007 04:50 PM

Can I ask what you used to finish? Satin poly?


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