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Project by DS posted 818 days ago 3219 views 9 times favorited 72 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Habersham inspired curio cabinet.
Overall size is 10”w x 20”h x 6”d.
Beadboard back, carved french lite door. Dowelled drawer.

The biggest challenge was getting all the parts I needed and compensating for the goof ups.

The crown detail changed due to available materials, or lack thereof. heheh
The top kept getting thinner andd thinner and ended up being a mosaic of scraps before it was done.

I had company stop by Friday night and I lost the entire evening, so, there currently is no finish on the project.
Still, it turned out fairly nice, if I do say so myself.

More pics to come when it gets finished.
I’m planning on either an antiqued white, or a cherry red stain.
Haven’t made the decision yet.

UPDATE: Antique White! Here’s the pic:

-- "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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 818 days ago

No way…This is made from 2×4s ? wow that’s unbelievable. amazing job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DS

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#2 posted 818 days ago

Way! This 2 X 4 right here!

Thanks

-- "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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SalvageCraft

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#3 posted 818 days ago

That’s amazing! Good work!

-- Jesse --

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Ben

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#4 posted 818 days ago

wow..one 2×4? that is crazy good man!! My opinion is cherry red stain

-- Punish the deed..not the breed

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Dave

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#5 posted 818 days ago

My hat is off you win. WOW

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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woodworm

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#6 posted 818 days ago

Wow! The carving work…ah my my, stop teasing me, I’m not ready for that.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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rance

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#7 posted 818 days ago

Wow. One nice cabinet. Yeah, I agree with the Red stain.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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DS

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#8 posted 818 days ago

I was super paranoid about running out of material so I saved every single scrap.
Good thing I did too… needed all of it.

Here’s a photo of what is left over from the entire 2X4

Thanks for all your comments!
I’m giving this to my wife when it is finished.

-- "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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ksSlim

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#9 posted 818 days ago

What’s left to say but FANDAMNTASTIC!

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 818 days ago

Beautiful JOB!

Really COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Bagtown

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#11 posted 818 days ago

Beauty, eh.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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patron

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#12 posted 818 days ago

this is one nice work

well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#13 posted 818 days ago

holy cow, what talent and Total Imagination! You are an incredible craftsman, Sir.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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Tokolosi

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#14 posted 818 days ago

Un-frigging-believable!!! I am stupefied! How did you do that with a 2×4?
That is amazingly beautifull!!!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#15 posted 818 days ago

Wow! That is fantastic.

-- “A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.” ― Mark Twain

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