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Project by Hallmark posted 982 days ago 3895 views 33 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my third of four G&G pieces that are grouped together. Based loosely on the Bush Curio Cabinet, I changed the sides to match the G&G bookcase below it along with adding box joint drawers in the cabinet and inside the base that the cabinet rests on. Don’t forget to check out the 3 secret drawers. I was hesitant to use box joints especially on drawers as small as 2 1/4×2 7/8 but I think it came off OK. The top is a much larger version that is similar to the one on the clock that is on the opposing wall. Still not sure if I might alter the top but for now I will see if it grows on me. This was my first effort doing leaded glass and will find something else to make to do it again.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.





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#1 posted 982 days ago

Very nice build.

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#2 posted 982 days ago

Damn..that’s good!!!

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#3 posted 982 days ago

Hallmark, I want to meet you and shake your hand. That cabinet is beautiful. You do awesome work. The level of detailing is just phenomenal, way beyond anything I could ever dream of achieving in my projects. I too am taken with arts and crafts furniture and even try to make some now and then but that thing just makes me want to lay down my tools and just give up, knowing I could never achieve that level of craftsmanship. Just kidding. But seriously. You can be as proud as you want to be over that work of art. Congrats and great job and thank you very much for posting pics. I for one have enjoyed seeing it tremendously.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#4 posted 982 days ago

Beautiful, very well done. GREG

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#5 posted 982 days ago

I’m no expert, but I know a project that takes a lot of detail work, and patience when I see one.
Your eye for detail is what makes this piece stand out.
Very nice indeed!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#6 posted 982 days ago

Beautiful. You should be proud.

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#7 posted 982 days ago

Excellent work! Love the soft curve in the top.

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#8 posted 982 days ago

This is a really bold Greene and Greene statement – It’s like G&G on steriods! I’m not sure why, but I love it! Really tasteful integration of the leaded glass, too. Did you have any trouble cutting the glass with the inside corners? How do you do that?

-- Wag more, bark less.

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Hallmark

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#9 posted 982 days ago

MattinCincy, I made a form the size of the inside of the door and MDF template pieces that I used to bend the lead came and also used to trace over the glass to be shaped to fit. This photo includes the template pieces that fit into the came.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#10 posted 982 days ago

that is truly beautiful. it really makes me want to build my skill set up. thanks for the inspiration

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#11 posted 982 days ago

beautiful work.

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#12 posted 982 days ago

wow nice work

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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#13 posted 982 days ago

Nice work. it is a bit bold G&G but it realy looks good

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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#14 posted 982 days ago

that is awsome i agree with woodwrecler

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#15 posted 982 days ago

great woodworking & I agree, it is BOLD…

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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