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Built this cabinet with a plan from Woodsmith magazine. All cherry with some vintage style pulls from Rockler.com. Through mortise and tenon with pegged tenons throughout. All functional.
A great project (expensive glass).
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#1 posted 04-28-2011 07:38 PM
Nice cabinet. Looking forward to more of your projects.
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#2 posted 04-28-2011 07:48 PM
Welcome to LjsNow this is what I call 1st rate work ,beautiful.
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#3 posted 04-28-2011 07:55 PM
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#4 posted 04-28-2011 08:03 PM
Nice china cabinet.
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#5 posted 04-28-2011 08:28 PM
Great looking cabinet, excellent details. Thanks for sharing.
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#6 posted 04-28-2011 08:40 PM
Thanks guys. The plan was originally published in WoodSmith and is now available at Plans now:http://plansnow.com/craftbkc.html
I went with hardware for the door pulls instead of the wooden ones in the plan. I liked the look much better. Also went with a glass shelf as the upper shelf so that the light would carry through. If you are looking for a great cabinet to build, I would consider this one.
There was a jig that needed to be built as well. The lower through mortise was so long, the jib really helped with the work on that. Kept the tolerances real tight.
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#7 posted 04-28-2011 08:42 PM
Spectacular! I like how you chose an assymmetric grain pattern. Although I love all the bookmatched stuff, the assymmetry gives a lot of visual interest, in my opinion. Nice work!
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#8 posted 04-29-2011 12:44 AM
Looks great ! Welcome to LJs : )
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#9 posted 04-29-2011 11:28 AM
Welcome and nice job on the cabinet. Loos great!
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#10 posted 04-29-2011 02:04 PM
An instant heirloom! Very very nice!
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#11 posted 04-29-2011 08:18 PM
Great looking cabinet!!
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