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Project by ziller posted 08-31-2011 07:29 AM 1655 views 4 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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#1 posted 08-31-2011 08:29 AM

Tremendous work!

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#2 posted 08-31-2011 09:15 AM

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

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#3 posted 08-31-2011 10:21 AM

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 08-31-2011 10:52 AM

Nice piece of work. What kind of finish?

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#5 posted 08-31-2011 01:40 PM

WOW!!! Beautiful work..

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

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#6 posted 08-31-2011 01:42 PM

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 08-31-2011 01:54 PM

Wow! Very cool!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 08-31-2011 02:06 PM

Handsome work. Well done.


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#9 posted 08-31-2011 04:09 PM

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

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#11 posted 08-31-2011 06:24 PM

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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#12 posted 09-01-2011 06:40 AM

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 09-02-2011 07:18 PM

Really like the piece and your blog.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#14 posted 09-03-2011 11:59 AM

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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#15 posted 09-03-2011 02:14 PM

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

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

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