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I made and fitted this wardrobe for a client near me.
-- All the best Mark, http://markrhodesfurniture.co.uk/
Jul 28, 2011
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#1 posted 07-28-2011 09:12 PM
Gorgeous! Love It!
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#2 posted 07-28-2011 09:23 PM
That looks awesome, love the design and execution. Lot of space there.
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#3 posted 07-28-2011 09:52 PM
Very nice! The reveal on your doors and drawers looks perfect!
-- Regards, Norm
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#4 posted 07-28-2011 10:07 PM
nice man! great work.
is that good quality ply? if not, what wood is it? does it have slim faceframe or the doors are inside the “walls”?
very nice, congrats from chile!
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#5 posted 07-28-2011 10:26 PM
GREAT PROJECT! I think it’s really well made
#6 posted 07-28-2011 11:02 PM
Thanks guys, my wife was very sad to see this one go out the doors. Its all solid sycamore, with the interior casework made with oak veneered mdf. The panels are solid and are book-matched, and the knobs are made from Bocote. Thanks for looking.
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#7 posted 07-28-2011 11:11 PM
Impressive well executed
#8 posted 07-28-2011 11:16 PM
Thanks heres a pic of the interior.
All the drawers have hand cut dovetails, heres a close up before finish was applied.
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#9 posted 07-28-2011 11:24 PM
I love the look of Sycamore and often wondered why it isn’t used more. Is it hard to come by or really expensive or what? I’ve never seen any at my local supplier in Dallas (Brazos Forest Hardwoods).
-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!
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#10 posted 07-28-2011 11:27 PM
Great project!!Very Shaker in form and function.
-- Jim, SE PA
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#11 posted 07-29-2011 02:14 AM
Great project Mark. Nice dovetail detail. Funny, I just got my FWW in the mail and your cabinet looks a lot like the front cover.Thanks for sharing.
-- rhykenologist and plant grower
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#12 posted 07-29-2011 04:07 AM
It kind of looks to us that FWW stole your design idea! LOL
The wardrobe is really lovely and well crafted. Thanks for sharing.
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#13 posted 07-29-2011 07:55 AM
Thank guys and gals, it does look similar doesn’t it. Looks like the one in FWW is stained, and I very rarely stain timber unless pushed by a client. Sycamore is quite expensive in Europe($62cuft), and I believe seasonal . Though that might be my timber yards excuse when they have run out. Thanks again for your interest.
heres some pics of it being made….
#14 posted 07-29-2011 05:00 PM
It does not look like it was stained. I think Becksvoort used Cherry. Cherry will give you that medium darker orange look. Nice article!
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