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I made this exactly to specs in the plans. My gosh this thing is TOO heavy. Mounting on the wall took three people and massive anchors. It must weight 50 lbs in oak.
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#1 posted 10-24-2011 03:52 PM
Made me smile to see this, building two of those right now out of cherry for my daughters.
Nice job, and yes it is heavy.
-- If I'm not in the shop, I'm someplace else. Joel, Lumberjock #30,000
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#2 posted 10-24-2011 05:48 PM
I remember seeing this in Wood. I read the specs on this cabinet, and it sounded massive, and heavy….Stellar job on the build. I think one of my favorite woods is oak. I get more calls for oak projects from some customers than any other species of wood….It’s popular, I guess….Another place to hang your hat or coat…..:)
-- Here in the South, we say "down the road a piece"...and , "it's over yonder".....!!
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#3 posted 10-24-2011 06:56 PM
I like it. I think that it’s very attractive and you did a good job on it.
-- 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
#4 posted 10-25-2011 12:44 AM
Thanks all! I built a second one for my son, but I left the bottom peg shelf off and made it flat. He has his on his desk like a wall unit and it’s much more practical like that.
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#5 posted 10-26-2011 09:14 AM
Looking good! Which magazine #? Recently? I’ve missed it.
-- Grant Laird Jr - Garland, Texas
#6 posted 10-27-2011 05:44 AM
No not recent. Several yrs ago.
#7 posted 11-04-2011 08:06 PM
Have it right here: Wood Issue 167, December/January 2005/2006. Has a cheval mirror on the front.
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#8 posted 02-07-2012 03:02 AM
really nice. among with your other nicely done projects
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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