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Project by ziller posted 1057 days ago 1353 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun one. Had some good challenges with the middle arched section being functional drawers and the oval panel doors. It was constructed in two pieces. Everything above the arched drawers was seperate from the base.

-- Zach, Las Vegas





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Rembo

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#1 posted 1057 days ago

Tremendous work!

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#2 posted 1056 days ago

Beautiful and awesome work :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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#3 posted 1056 days ago

Ziller, wow what a great piece. Did you make it to fit the space or had you had an idea for the piece and it just happened to go there? Thanks for sharing I really like the half arches on the doors.

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#4 posted 1056 days ago

Nice piece of work. What kind of finish?

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#5 posted 1056 days ago

WOW!!! Beautiful work..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#6 posted 1056 days ago

This is an exceptional piece of furniture and my sister in law would go crazy over it. Did you draw up the plan or did this plan come from a public source who sells plans?

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 1056 days ago

Wow! Very cool!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 1056 days ago

Handsome work. Well done.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#9 posted 1056 days ago

Looks great. You did a fantastic job building it. The antique finish is nice but what type of wood does it cover up?

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Pdl

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#10 posted 1056 days ago

wow!!!

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itsmic

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#11 posted 1056 days ago

This is a real Eye Catcher, Beautiful work, interesting design with classy style and fine craftsmanship, What a perfect fit and addition to the room, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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ziller

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#12 posted 1056 days ago

Thanks everyone for looking at my project I really appreciate the kind words. I also did a project blog on this piece if you’d like to see it.

landog & yankee – I hired out for the finish. It’s painted over stain and distressed. The picture doesn’t show it as heavily textured as is actually is. Stained behind the doors.

jace robert – It was made for that space. I also did the rest of the kitchen. I’m gunna post some pics on that soon.

helluvareck (nice name) – I drew this plan up on Sketchup

greg – Maple plywood. Poplar and Alder solids. Mostly poplar but on the big doors I couldn’t find any decent stock of poplar at my supplier so I went with Alder for the stiles.

-- Zach, Las Vegas

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#13 posted 1054 days ago

Really like the piece and your blog.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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miles125

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#14 posted 1053 days ago

Best proportioned piece i’ve seen on here in quite a while. Wonderful work!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Earlextech

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#15 posted 1053 days ago

Sweet! It’s very organic, almost alive! Love it!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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