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Project by TreemanLarry posted 03-31-2011 01:01 AM 2370 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first Hanging Wall Cupboard. A really fun project. Made out of solid Butternut. The face frame is blind mortise and tenon, draw-bored. And the doors are through mortise and tenon, draw-bored. The one thing that I would change about it is how I spaced the pegs. They need to be spread out just a little more. That’s what I get for pushing on when I’m tired. Other than that, I am really happy with how it turned out. If anyone is interested in some handmade hinges, let me know and I’ll forward you the contact info of the Blacksmith that made them for me. He’s great at the craft and can send you pictures of other work he’s done.

-- Larry, Kentucky





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rivergirl

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#1 posted 03-31-2011 01:19 AM

This is way tooo beautiful to be early American. LOL Super nice job on this! Love the hinges.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#2 posted 03-31-2011 01:28 AM

I like this a lot. Looks like something I would make. I like the hinges too. Almost looks like an old Ice box.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com

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gary351

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#3 posted 03-31-2011 01:39 AM

That looks great TreemanLarry! Are the pegs hand made also?

-- A poor man has poor way's

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TreemanLarry

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#4 posted 03-31-2011 01:51 AM

Oh yeah. I forgot about the pegs. gary351, the pegs are hand made, I forgot that they are made out of elm. Elm is stronger than butternut.

-- Larry, Kentucky

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Rick

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#5 posted 03-31-2011 02:23 AM

Beautiful Job on this cabinet!!! Love the Hinges also!

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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#6 posted 03-31-2011 02:40 AM

I like that a lot. The butternut has a great look. What did you use for a finish?

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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Dave

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#7 posted 03-31-2011 04:12 AM

I love the butterfly hinges, square pegs and most of all the book-matching. If you price antique furniture, this style is very pricey. Great work.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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MayflowerDescendant

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#8 posted 03-31-2011 08:01 AM

This is a beautiful piece! Love the look of butternut. Great choice on the hardware. Perfect finish. Congrats! Thanks for sharing. Play / be safe.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#9 posted 03-31-2011 12:12 PM

Great finish job!

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#10 posted 03-31-2011 04:03 PM

That’s a beautiful project!!

Great wood!, and design and super build and finish. Totally cool….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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blackcherry

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#11 posted 04-01-2011 01:51 AM

Nice proportions on this unit, it very eye appealing. The cherry grain flow beautifully and the hinges add a great touch as well…thanks for posting…BC

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TreemanLarry

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#12 posted 04-01-2011 02:21 AM

ChuckV, the finish is a coat of tung oil and a totally unperiod correct coat of shellac, followed by an unperiod correct coat of Briwax applied with 0000 steelwool.

-- Larry, Kentucky

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 04-02-2011 06:36 AM

Nice looking wall cupboard!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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