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Project by Drew posted 1286 days ago 1423 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Nothing to special. I built this about 10 years ago. The cabinets are store bought, I did everything else including tops.

-- That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” ― Aldous Huxley





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natrous

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#1 posted 1286 days ago

Wicked nice.

By the way, your definition of ‘simple’ and my definition of ‘simple’ do not agree…

-- I do not like work even when someone else does it. - Mark Twain

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superstretch

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#2 posted 1286 days ago

Cherry? Very nice design elements and combination of them all- mirrored backs of the cabinets, hanging lights, ceiling cove, paint color.. very warm feeling.

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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RexMcKinnon

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#3 posted 1286 days ago

Nice bar, you make simple look easy… but I know it’s not.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1286 days ago

Looks good.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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hutchmp

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#5 posted 1286 days ago

Very nice and I agree that your definition of simple is a little off. What kind of finish did you use? I am looking to match a fireplace mantle in same color/stain.

-- Hutch

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Drew

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#6 posted 1286 days ago

Thanks.

The wood is cherry, birch and poplar. Sanding sealer, and stain from the cabinet manufacturer.

This really is pretty simple woodworking. Fluted on a router table. Face frames are pocket screwed, valances are roughed out then run through the router w/ a template and template bit.

-- That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” ― Aldous Huxley

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