Mission style china cabinet

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Project by WoodworkCity posted 04-28-2011 07:19 PM 5959 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this cabinet with a plan from Woodsmith magazine. All cherry with some vintage style pulls from 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.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 04-28-2011 07:48 PM

Welcome to Ljs
Now this is what I call 1st rate work ,beautiful.

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#3 posted 04-28-2011 07:55 PM

Thanks guys.

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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:

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!

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

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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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