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Project by blackcherry posted 04-24-2011 06:31 PM 2411 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s and a Happy Easter to all, here is one of two commission piece for a neighborhood friend, made from 3/4 oak plywood and solid oak face framing. This is a two piece unit for ease of install, standing at a full 8’ tall. Joinery includes pocket hole and dado joints. The finish is a pickling stain and three coats of acrylic-ploy clear satin. Well not much more to say take care and thanks for viewing…BC





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Lenny

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#1 posted 04-24-2011 06:45 PM

Nicely done Wilson. A handsome looking piece. I have to say, the pickled finish is not my cup of tea but, it’s what the customer wanted. The bare wood looks so nice. What did you do for drawer construction and drawer slides?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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SPalm

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#2 posted 04-24-2011 08:09 PM

Hey BC,
I too prefer a more natural finish, but hey, you did a really good job.
That is a very tall cabinet.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 04-24-2011 08:41 PM

Nice looking built-in.

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 04-24-2011 08:49 PM

Hey Lenny, the drawer were assembled with the Kregs pocket hole system. This was due to budget restraints, using baltic 1/2” plywood. I find it hard not to get tear out on using dovetail or box joints with this type of ply, even with using both a sacrificial face piece and backer board. The drawer glide by Blum , the bottom Euro style white Epox finish 18” in length. The finish had to complement exciting finishes in this master closet remodel.

Hey Steve, by clients need more storage space in this very limited area. I had to knock down wall and reconfigure the entire area to fit there needs. It was quit a ordeal moving light fixtures , walls , outlets, installing new doors and one being a pocket door. This is just one of two cabinet that I will be building for this customer.

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degoose

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#5 posted 04-24-2011 10:15 PM

Fine work…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 04-24-2011 10:44 PM

BC well done buddy! Happy Easter as well. Great looking project…. Hope all is well.

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

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 04-24-2011 10:44 PM

Just used the same drawer slides this weekend as well.

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

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tdv

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#8 posted 04-25-2011 02:07 AM

Nicely proportioned piece good job

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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mafe

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#9 posted 04-25-2011 08:55 PM

Looking good.
The work shop also.
Happy easter.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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sedcokid

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#10 posted 06-11-2011 02:52 AM

Well BlackCherry, I really like your cabinet but I am more of a natural finish person. Great workmanship on your cabinet!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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mafe

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#11 posted 06-11-2011 10:36 AM

Ohhh yes and I still have my eyes on the bench top work bench…

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

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