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Oak plywood with solid wood banding on the top. I used poplar for the frames of my doors. Euro hinges inside with shelf pins.
Thanks for looking.
-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28
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#1 posted 02-05-2012 11:26 PM
A very nice piece, I really like the combination of the painted wood with the natural oak. Those are some nice miters on the top… Wonderful work.
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
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#2 posted 02-05-2012 11:30 PM
Nice work, Tom! I love the3 contrasting wood colors.
What are you going to use it for?
Thanks for posting!
-- Glen, Pennsylvania, Colossians 3:23 "Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men."
#3 posted 02-05-2012 11:33 PM
Glen, It will be used in my “office” (AKA bedroom) to house miscellaneous office supplies, computer, printers, and a lot of other stuff. I’ve been putting this project off for a long time and finally did it! It was a big project for me.
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#4 posted 02-06-2012 12:25 AM
Nice work Tom using ply for the top is a trick I’ve used before and it works fine.super looking cabinet.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#5 posted 02-06-2012 12:32 AM
Nice piece, how long did it take to make?
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
#6 posted 02-06-2012 12:34 AM
Thanks a lot, Jim.
Yes, plywood saves a lot of glue-ups, and is perfect for tops and other applications.
Hardwoods are hard to come by where I live. Lots of pine trees, but no small mills with hardwoods, so I use a lot of plywood where I can.
#7 posted 02-06-2012 12:42 AM
Because I have a tiny shop, it takes me longer than it would for those with more room. I probably had a good (3) weeks on this. The finish alone took a week, because of slower drying times in the cooler temps.
Next time I’ll spray lacquer and have it done in one day. I used Waterlox on the top and kickboard, which is a very durable finish, but it takes longer to dry.
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#8 posted 02-06-2012 01:12 AM
I like it, the color combination is nice and the top came out great
-- Don, Royersford, PA
#9 posted 02-06-2012 01:20 AM
Thanks a lot, Don. I do appreciate it!
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#10 posted 02-06-2012 05:15 AM
very nice work Tom … crisp clean style and execution
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#11 posted 02-06-2012 05:27 AM
Nice job, Tom. Ditto Dan, clean and crisp. Hope everything is going well for you.
-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I
#12 posted 02-06-2012 05:32 AM
Thanks a lot for the kind comment. I’ve learned a lot here on this site from guys like you.
#13 posted 02-06-2012 05:33 AM
Thank you very much. Everything is going pretty well. Let me know if you ever get up to this end of the beach, and we’ll get a coffee or have lunch. Take care.
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#14 posted 02-06-2012 07:47 AM
Great piece of furniture cobber. I like the contrast.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#15 posted 02-06-2012 03:17 PM
fine work tom..top looks supreme.
-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.
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