A Small Scale James Krenov Cabinet

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Project by molarman posted 2402 days ago 13211 views 21 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, at least that was my intention. I have always admired a Krenov cabinet, so I thought I’d pay homage to the master craftsman. The drawers are maple with bubinga fronts. The cabinet is cherry as are the drawer pulls, while the dovetailed cornerposts and stand are made from bloodwood.

-- Woodworking is not a's a joinery !!!

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#1 posted 2402 days ago

Very nice work. I have always admired Krenov’s work. Keep up the good work.

-- Woodworking is Life. Anything before or after is just waiting.--S. McQueen sort of

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#2 posted 2402 days ago

Your piece certainly is unique and looks like an example of fine craftsmanship. Is it build to stand on a table? It is beautiful.

-- Forget the health food, I need all the preservatives I can get !

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#3 posted 2402 days ago

It’s a very nice piece, for sure. I really like the contrast.

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

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#4 posted 2402 days ago

Great looking table. I want to make a Krenov style table also.

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

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#5 posted 2402 days ago

Thanks for mentioning Krenov link:

I love cabinets, yours is perfect. Since your the crafter of that fine piece can I ask, is it perfect?

I’m also working on a cabnet, cant wait to share it.

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#6 posted 2402 days ago

Wow, now THIS is the kind of thing I aspire to make some day. Just beautiful.

-- Happy woodworking!

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Bob A in NJ

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#7 posted 2402 days ago

Wow, fantastic piece and workmanship. Museum quality work. Congratulations

-- Bob A in NJ

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#8 posted 2402 days ago

What a great piece of design and craftsmanship. Beautiful work molar.

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

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Mark A. DeCou

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#9 posted 2402 days ago

this is wonderful work. And, I appreciate that you gave credit for the inspiration.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#10 posted 2402 days ago

That really is small scale! How did you cut all the joints?

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

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#11 posted 2402 days ago

That grain on the drawer fronst is spectacular. Great workmanship.

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#12 posted 2402 days ago

Thats a great looking piece!

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

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#13 posted 2401 days ago

Wow. Great piece, and so small!

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#14 posted 2401 days ago

Outstanding workmanship. That is one nice looking cabinet.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 2401 days ago

Excellent work. Inspiring

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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