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Shaker Wardrobe (Birthday present for my wife)

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Project by Russs posted 11-20-2011 12:58 PM 4770 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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And it was a surprise too! Had to make this in between other projects without her noticing, but I managed it!

Made from tulip wood and mdf with a sprayed finish. Stands at 7.8×9.5 FT and needless to say it’s already full!

Cheers

Russs





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 11-20-2011 03:07 PM

Wow! What a fantastic piece – I would love to see some of the inside of this.

I will assume your wife never ventures into your shop – otherwise I can’t see how you can hide something like this. ;-)

Great job!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Jimboe

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#2 posted 11-20-2011 03:22 PM

very nice …me too like to see the inside =)

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#3 posted 11-20-2011 05:04 PM

Impressive, great work!

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 11-20-2011 05:43 PM

Great job!! I bet your wife is very happy.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Bertha

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#5 posted 11-20-2011 05:45 PM

Wow, it’s incredible! I love the finish.

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

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#6 posted 11-20-2011 08:04 PM

good work!!!

-- kjetil

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#7 posted 11-20-2011 08:36 PM

How did you wrap the gift ? LOL
Absolutely wonderful project , right down to the color : )
Going right into my favorites .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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AgentTwitch

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#8 posted 11-20-2011 09:12 PM

Wow, that looks perfect! She must have been so happy when you gave the wardrobe to her

-- Regards, Norm

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#9 posted 11-22-2011 08:00 AM

That is so nice, beautiful neat work, and you hid this from your wife? Im shakin my head…..

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Russs

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#10 posted 11-22-2011 10:18 PM

Cheers guys!

Was a struggle keeping it a secret but she loves it! Was one of those projects that seemed to take forever due to (stop and start) while managing other work that pays the bills…..

Sorry, no pics of the inside as it’s now full and I’d hate to expose my bad fashion sense (clown costumes etc…)

Thanks for all the nice comments and hope to post more stuff up soon!

Cheers

Russs

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DS

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#11 posted 11-22-2011 10:42 PM

You must have some pretty big doors at your place. This wouldn’t fit into most homes at those dimensions.

A buddy waaaaay back in High School built the most gorgeous entertainment center, (smaller than this hutch), only to have to cut it in half to get out of the shop class double doors.

Nice job BTW…the hutch and the surprise.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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