Highboy china cabinet

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Project by 747DRVR posted 11-05-2010 03:55 AM 3248 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mahogany china cabinet that I just finished.I needed a cabinet to match the dining room table I built but I couldn’t decide on a style.I finally decided to use the highboy plans from Glen Hueys project video and turn it into a china cabinet.I had to learn how to turn to do the drop finials.I now have to buy a lathe to make the second finial.

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#1 posted 11-05-2010 04:10 AM

Thats a real heirloom piece. Great job!

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

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#2 posted 11-05-2010 04:12 AM

My wife is screaming for something like this (Not really screaming, been asking)

Very nice work.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#3 posted 11-05-2010 04:24 AM

very nice,,looks great…I just got a lathe, Pen State is haveing a sale on mini’s and midi’s and starter packs to go with them.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#4 posted 11-05-2010 04:37 AM

A truly phenomenal piece. Great finish – I didn’t realize how much effort goes into one of these until watching Charles Neil’s videos – really impressive project you’ve got here. Congrats on the great job.

-- -- Mike

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#5 posted 11-05-2010 05:08 AM

What a truly elegant and timeless piece, beautifully constructed.

Thanks for sharing. She’s a beauty !

-- -- Neil

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#6 posted 11-05-2010 06:47 AM

Elegant ..very nice

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#7 posted 11-05-2010 06:59 AM

wonderful a great job.

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#8 posted 11-05-2010 12:24 PM

I can’t seem to find the proper words to do you justice! Thanks for sharing.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#9 posted 11-05-2010 11:46 PM

Our original plan was to put divided light doors on it but when my wife said she liked it without doors I didn’t argue with her :-)

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#10 posted 11-18-2010 04:31 AM

Thats a nice highboy china cabinet.

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