some recycled chestnut cabinets

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Project by dan mosheim posted 10-23-2011 11:13 PM 1507 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

we recently finished two recycled chestnut cabinets for clients at stratton mountain, a nearby ski area. the last photo in the series is the original cabinet we made in about 2005, also integrated with stone surfaces. this new design is based on that project .. the second to last photo in the series is actually a photoshopped mockup inserting the image of the cropped cabinet into a photo of the existing space. we chopped off the top open section and made a copy of the design with a different interior for the other side of the fireplace. it looks pretty much like the finished thing if i do say so myself. lots of challenges here: installing a tv bigger than the width of the space available accessing; installing wood into stonework; accessing a kickspace heater under a bank of drawers in the left cabinet; stuff like that … for the full story, visit the post about it on my dorset custom furniture blog. there’s a great ‘before’ shot there ’’’’ and the other post in the link above is a detail of the bracket installation for the oversize tv …

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 10-23-2011 11:39 PM


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#2 posted 10-24-2011 12:22 AM

nice work

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#3 posted 10-24-2011 12:34 AM

Very nice. Like the flat finish you chose that just clicks with the rock..

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

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#4 posted 10-24-2011 01:06 AM

Outstanding work as always, Dan! It is always a pleasure to see what you are all up to. First class all the way!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 10-24-2011 02:16 AM

GREAT! anything Chestnut is worth saving. I love it!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#6 posted 10-24-2011 02:20 AM

Whoa, doesn’t get any better than that! Beautiful, professional…..........................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 10-24-2011 02:34 AM

Dan, As always beautiful work on a massive project. It’s a pleasure to look at your craftsmanship.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#8 posted 10-24-2011 07:22 AM

Dan, that’s some great work!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#9 posted 10-25-2011 06:18 AM


Splendid! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#10 posted 10-25-2011 06:47 PM

Dan great work as always. Really like the look of the room…

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 10-25-2011 06:55 PM

Wow, they’re stunning!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#12 posted 10-28-2011 06:54 AM

Simply gorgeous. They are beautiful in their own right, but match the room perfectly! As an aside, those floorboards are massive!!!

-- "...a band of small discoveries, strung like pearls on a thread of curiosity, lending richness to our work...." - James Krenov.......

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