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Cherry Sink Base & Wastebasket

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Project by Thomas Porter posted 2424 days ago 1547 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was designed to match the other contemporary pieces I built for their home. I built the wastebasket as a gift. They are both constructed out of natural 4/4 cherry. Satin finish. Mitered up… clean lines… no visible hardware on the sink. I used aluminum to accent the rim of the wastebasket and made a knob from aluminum rod. One of the unseen features is the birch interior support and the steel, triangulated frame I welded for the interior of the base that keeps the piece from warping because it’s only three sided. You could pretty much drive a car over this sink base.

-- Thomas Porter, Phoenix, AZ, www.thomasporter.com





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PanamaJack

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#1 posted 2424 days ago

Love that natural finish on this cherry. Wonderful job.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2424 days ago

Beautiful wood, and a very unique design.

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

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Sonny

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#3 posted 2424 days ago

AWESOME contemporary piece

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 2424 days ago

You know I love modern, and this looks great. I see Bisazza tile in the background.

But I have to say: 3 Photos-3! Give us details!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 2424 days ago

VEry nice, Thomas.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Thomas Porter

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#6 posted 2424 days ago

I’ll be posting more pictures when I can. I’m having trouble with the upload feature in the projects portion.

-- Thomas Porter, Phoenix, AZ, www.thomasporter.com

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Chip

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#7 posted 2424 days ago

Understated elegance and great craftsmanship Thomas. Just terrific.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Dorje

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#8 posted 2424 days ago

Really very nice – and the cherry is just gorgeous!

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

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mot

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#9 posted 2423 days ago

Very nice woodworking. The style doesn’t trip my trigger, but the cherry really pops!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 2423 days ago

A real unique design, & style.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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