Bow Front Medicine Cabinet

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Project by dewoodwork posted 12-01-2018 04:27 PM 574 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bow front medicine cabinet with towel bar. Featuring bent lamination doors with knife hinges, Q-sawn white oak, lacewood veneer and walnut accents. My wife asked me to build a medicine cabinet for the bathroom and wanted a towel bar below it. She would have settled for a square box and a store bought towel bar. At the time I was wanting to experiment with veneer and bent lamination’s. The cabinet hangs using 4 key hole slots routed in hardwood cleats.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#1 posted 12-01-2018 06:04 PM

Much better decision!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 12-01-2018 10:36 PM

Great looking cabinet,
any pics of how you did the bent laminations?
Kind Regards

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#3 posted 12-02-2018 02:01 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done!

Rick S.

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 12-02-2018 02:28 AM

THose curved doors are a nice touch.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#5 posted 12-02-2018 03:39 AM

Very nice. I like the handles.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 12-02-2018 04:17 AM

Thanks for the comments. I didn’t take any pics of the build process. The bent lamination doors are made with several layers of bending plywood. I didn’t have a vacuum press so I made opposing bending forums and lots of clamps to create the glueup.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#7 posted 12-05-2018 09:32 PM

Looking good!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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