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Project by anforte posted 1257 days ago 1561 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An old sideboard rebuilt and refinished.

1. The finished sideboard
2. Original door next to duplicated door, but still not stained nor finishd
3. Cleaning sideboard with new leg knobs installed

-- Anforte NJ





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Condor1

64 posts in 1572 days


#1 posted 1257 days ago

Beautiful restoration. I like furniture CPR. Do you have any history fo the piece?

-- There are times when a mistake is remembered as your best work.

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anforte

157 posts in 1939 days


#2 posted 1257 days ago

My daughter found this abandoned sideboard at the curbside during rubbish pick up.

Now since it’s been refinished and repaired it graces her bedroom in their condo in Aruba.

Thanks for your interest and comment.

-- Anforte NJ

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Ken90712

14821 posts in 1784 days


#3 posted 1257 days ago

Beautiful job on this restoration looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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anforte

157 posts in 1939 days


#4 posted 1257 days ago

Hi Ken,

Thanks for your generous comment.

When I first restored it, I chased through Google trying to find something like it.

I only found a sideboard on Martha Stewarts blog that looked a bit like it, but on a smaller scale.

Would have loved to seen an original straight from manufacturers.

-- Anforte NJ

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Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2268 days


#5 posted 1257 days ago

Nice job on the sideboard.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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anforte

157 posts in 1939 days


#6 posted 1257 days ago

You have some neat stuff that I viewed.

Trust you find your area of expertese in the many skills you have.

Thanks for your comment, God bless you and your family

-- Anforte NJ

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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2043 days


#7 posted 1257 days ago

great work…looks good…

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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anforte

157 posts in 1939 days


#8 posted 1257 days ago

Yes, there are many tools I ‘d like to acquire but I try to exercize self-control. It aint easy!
Had a lot of fun restoring this one. Duplicating the missing door was a challenge with the router and other
hand tools.

Thanks for your note.

Have a great day.

-- Anforte NJ

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steliart

1807 posts in 1283 days


#9 posted 1256 days ago

very nice restoration
well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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mafe

9429 posts in 1684 days


#10 posted 1256 days ago

You sure have a talent for this restore.
Really well done.
Best of thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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