Cedar Armoire

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Project by griff posted 2392 days ago 1388 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for my wife in January she had to wait on it for around two years. The top part is a little out of proportion. one of them measure once cut three time deals. This was my first raise panel doors, I thank they turned out ok . first time to make the molding at the top with the table saw, I think it turned out ok also.
Bought me a pocket hole jig, first time there also. a lot of first times on this project. has three coats of polyurethane high gloss sprayed on , I really like the shine. Teresa loves it and that all that matters to me.
Not very good pictures
hope yall enjoy looking

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#1 posted 2392 days ago

did you take any pics while building it. I love the shine also. it draws you in to want to touch it and feel the piece. Beautiful job there Griff

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#2 posted 2392 days ago

A nice Armoire. The cedar looks great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#3 posted 2392 days ago


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 2392 days ago

That’s sharp, I really like it.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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#5 posted 2392 days ago

Looks like it was worth the wait. Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 2391 days ago

Good job – I really like the finish on it to and your raised panel doors look great. I also like that big roomy shop you have – bet you get a lot of use out of that wood burning stove.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#7 posted 2391 days ago

you can add me to the list of people who love it.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 2391 days ago

Hi Griff,

This is a really nice piece. Your molding looks good. For a lot of “first times” in this project it came very well. Did you seal the inside of the armoire as well or did you leave it unfinished?

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 2391 days ago

Great looking wood. Great looking piece.

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 2391 days ago

Very nice project. Welcome to LJs, I too love that wood stove and roomy shop.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 2391 days ago

Bradford,Sorry I took no pictures while building.

Scott, I lightly sprayed the top of the inside. You can still smell the cedar some. The drawers were left undone in the inside.

Thanks for the comments.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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