Quirky Stand-up Cabinet

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Project by Simeond posted 10-28-2011 06:41 AM 2754 views 14 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a project a finished a little while ago for myself. It was inspired by the maple for the doors – which were all sliced and book-matched from a single block. I love the way the natural edge expands and the white of the maple explodes as you move down the sequence of doors. There is also, obviously, a Krenov inspiration here as well… The case is Plum wood and the legs are maple. The hinges were also made out of plum.

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

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#1 posted 10-28-2011 09:24 AM

Hey this is really beautiful. You did fantastic job on the gradually expanded book-matched panel.
...and welcomed to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 10-28-2011 11:54 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. Love the contrasts. Nice choice in woods and design.

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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#3 posted 10-28-2011 02:11 PM

Very Elegant! You did a great job on your design and craftsmanship! Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 10-28-2011 02:49 PM

The book match maple door are nature at its finest. The piece is outstanding thanks for posting.

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#5 posted 10-28-2011 03:12 PM

Nice work,the design looks great.

-- All about wood..

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#6 posted 10-28-2011 04:13 PM

Wow. Great design, great chose of wood book matched maple doors and plum legs, the craftsmanship. I would love to see more pictures posted. Thanks for inspiring.

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#7 posted 10-28-2011 05:02 PM

Looks great. Can tell you have spent time working on this project.

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#8 posted 10-28-2011 05:32 PM

That is an excellent cabinet. Using the natural edge as door openers is very clever. I also like the bone-like shape to the legs. Is it M&T joinery for the rails?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#9 posted 10-28-2011 05:43 PM

great vision…...beautiful!

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#10 posted 10-28-2011 08:12 PM

That’s cool! I like the panels. welcome to Lj’s

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#11 posted 10-28-2011 10:04 PM

Fantastic piece and welcome to LJ’s.

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#12 posted 10-29-2011 03:06 PM

Great work.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#13 posted 12-16-2012 10:32 PM

wow, it just keeps getting better and better, this is incredible, from the design to the wood, its a 10+ for sure, your work sure inspires me…i love this piece…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 02-15-2013 11:43 AM

Good choice for the door front, very creative. It looks “top heavy” though. Is it?

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#15 posted 02-15-2013 01:49 PM

Now that is really quite beautiful and absolutely out of the ordinary. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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