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Project by ocwoodworker posted 1048 days ago 2706 views 24 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really enjoyed making this piece. It is a joy to have and use. Made from curly walnut and ebony splines and plugs, The pocket doors fold into the side of the piece and are concealed in the case when not in use. I entered it into the O.C. Fair and got Honorable Mention.
As a side note…I took Darrell Peart’s Greene and Greene II at William Ng School here in Anaheim Ca. Wow!! was that a big help! Learned a lot and was pleasantly surprised that both were generous in giving advise, tips and helping with solving my problems.

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.





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MarkR2

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#1 posted 1048 days ago

Love the style and execution looks great as well

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RockyBlue

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#2 posted 1048 days ago

Beautiful piece of craftsmanship. Looks like it will last many lifetimes. I like the contoured drawer faces and the joints on the end and face pieces.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com

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AKAndrew

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#3 posted 1048 days ago

its wonderful, nice work

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woodworm

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#4 posted 1048 days ago

I like it…nice!!!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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MrDan

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#5 posted 1048 days ago

Well done! I love greene and greene style and that is a spectacular piece.

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SkolVikes

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#6 posted 1048 days ago

That is sweet! Honorable mention? That sucker should have won 1st.

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Gary

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#7 posted 1048 days ago

I really like this piece; great look, great craftsmanship. Very appealing.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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RKW

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#8 posted 1048 days ago

very nice Kevin

-- RKWoods

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Norman1

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#9 posted 1047 days ago

Excellent work and craftmanship. Something the family will love for generations.

-- Michael A. Norman

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Mahoganus

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#10 posted 1047 days ago

Thats sweet!

-- Chuck W

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John_G

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#11 posted 1046 days ago

ABSOLUTLY AWESOME LOOKING…..what i would give to not only take on a project like this but to take Darrell Pearts class…... great work….

-- John Gray

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DamnYankee

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#12 posted 1045 days ago

What are the door panels made of?

Nice work

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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ocwoodworker

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#13 posted 1045 days ago

Sorry, forgot to mention it. The door panels are made from spalted maple.(Man is that stuff is expensive!!) It was one single piece and I re-sawed it to make a matching pair. Love that combo of spalted maple and walnut!! The spalting really is complemented by the ebony plugs.

-- I'd like to believe Murphy's Law haunts my woodshop, because if it's Karma it would mean I had something to do with it. - K.R.

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#14 posted 1045 days ago

Got to love the greene brothers. Nice looking project.

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treedigger

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#15 posted 1041 days ago

Awesome piece!

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