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Project by a1Jim posted 12-15-2018 09:24 PM 1015 views 6 times favorited 42 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Freinds
It’s been some time since I have posted any projects, I’ve had a number of off projects but have not stopped to post them. Built as a set of 3 A & C vanity, med cabinet, and shelf. These are almost the same as a set I made for a regular customer that I charged $2500 for ,the customer has been overjoyed to get them after waiting some time for them, These photos are a set made for the head honcho in my little home she seemed happy also since these marked the end of a little cosmetic remodeling we were doing in our bedroom and bathroom.
The vanity I made to standard counter height because my wife and I are tall enough that the standard height vanity is too low and almost feels like you have to be on your knees to use it. The Med cabinet was built to a little larger size than our old unit with adjustable shelves. and the shelf also had some corbels to conform with the Med-cabinet. All units were made in Red Oak, I prefer 1/4 sawn white oak but this is what I had on hand. Although the phots stain looks like it varies in the photo the color does match, just seems the camera wanted them to be different.
Have a wonderful Christmas or whatever holiday you celebrate.
Thanks for taking a look.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#1 posted 12-15-2018 09:32 PM

Beautiful work Jim – as always!

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#2 posted 12-15-2018 09:39 PM

Very tasteful, Well done!

-- Fchilly

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#3 posted 12-15-2018 09:47 PM

I am in the process of a long, and drawn out bathroom redo. The problem is the terlit flushes, and the shower is hot and stays that way, so for the most part, being it’s my bath room I have function, the rest isn’t critical. Just don’t let my Wife know I said that. She wants it done first thing…..

I have a vanity done, and it provides the water to shave, etc… It is almost a dead ringer for the color of yours. I still haven’t gotten hardware, because I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go Shaker, or AnC. Seeing yours, and the nice shelf, and that medicine chest is just going to work.

Hope you don’t mind thievery, cause I’m gonna follow your lead.

Nice work BTW. Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#4 posted 12-15-2018 09:47 PM

Very nice Jim.

-- Bert

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#5 posted 12-15-2018 10:07 PM

Nice! I like A&C. Now if I had a place to put it when done…

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#6 posted 12-15-2018 10:12 PM

It’s a great looking set Jim. I love all the drawers. I hope you gave the boss a good price. LOL.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 12-15-2018 10:24 PM

Thanks, friends I appreciate your nice comments have a super night

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#8 posted 12-15-2018 10:29 PM

Looks good from here Jim. Color all matches to me, but I know what your saying.

I had to put an extra coat of lacquer on a drawer front (1 of 8).
Looked perfect until I took pictures.
The front looked a completely different color, would be embarrassed to show pics of it.

Looks like you will be able to stay a few more months without getting kicked out.
I’m getting pretty close to my time being up, I’m going to have to do something soon so that I can stay.

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#9 posted 12-15-2018 10:58 PM

Jim – looks like something you would find in the Stickley section of a fine furniture store. Nice work. I can see why the lady of the house likes it. Definitely one of my favorite styles.

I’m curious what you used for stain & finish.

I have to chuckle about the red oak after the forum discussion about it. This emphatically makes my point that good craftsmanship and board selection are essential to making something that looks great. Take that all you red oak haters!!!

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#10 posted 12-15-2018 10:58 PM

Gorgeous work Jim! Love the through-tenon and the mini-corbels on the cabinet. Let us know what stain you used on the red oak.

-- SteveL

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#11 posted 12-15-2018 11:17 PM

glad to see you posting projects again and it was worth the wait,you did a great job on this set,i really love the hardware goes well with the color.nice job buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#12 posted 12-15-2018 11:25 PM

Spectacular pieces!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#13 posted 12-15-2018 11:40 PM

I just love these pieces great color and everything GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#14 posted 12-16-2018 12:09 AM

Great looking pieces, Jim. If your wife is happy with them, nothing else matters!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 12-16-2018 12:20 AM

Very nice Jim! You have been busy! Everything looks really nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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