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Project by Trapshter posted 03-18-2012 11:46 PM 1987 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its only fitting that my first project posted is in fact my first piece of furniture . This Piece was inspired by Charles Neil. Like so many of us I collected some tools and read a whole lot of magazines. I never gained enough confidence to get to getting. This all changed when I found Charles site as well as his videos. I then subscribed to Charles “Mastering Woodworking with Charles Neil ” The first Piece Charles aired was the making of this corner cabinet. I followed along to the letter and well you can see the results for yourself. Charles takes the wonder out of Woodworking and makes so a guy like me can create wonders of my own.

-- Smile and wave boys just smile and wave





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DocK16

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#1 posted 03-18-2012 11:50 PM

WOW! What are you going to do for a second project?

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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FredIV

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 12:14 AM

Wow. That is a great looking job.

Someone wants me to make two opposing corner cabinets for their dining room. I’m still debating the design. I’m guessing you had to bevel a few pieces to make up the angled sides, correct?

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#3 posted 03-19-2012 12:14 AM

Gorgeous, great work.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 03-19-2012 12:25 AM

Wow is right, beautiful wood, beautiful project!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Trapshter

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#5 posted 03-19-2012 12:28 AM

Yes fred the angles on the sides are 22.5 degrees . your in luck Charles sells this build to his members I think its 11 DVD’s . the nice part is you never have to wonder what to do next . His instructions all the way through the build are complete. thank you all for your kind words.
john

-- Smile and wave boys just smile and wave

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#6 posted 03-19-2012 12:29 AM

Amazing, congrats on an awesome build.

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#7 posted 03-19-2012 12:43 AM

That’s absolutely beautiful, and the wood choice is spectacular. How you going to top that on your next project?

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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RodNGun

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#8 posted 03-19-2012 12:43 AM

Unreal! First project a corner cabinet! I’ve been building furniture for many years and just pulled out a bunch of hair building a corner cabinet. Great start, beautiful cabinet.

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#9 posted 03-19-2012 02:16 AM

I love the project and how you aligned the shelves with the muntin bars : )
Great job with the finish , too : )

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

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dpow

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#10 posted 03-19-2012 02:43 AM

Nice job! Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#11 posted 03-19-2012 02:46 AM

Wow I thought this was made by Charles, a fantastic ,beautiful amazing piece. If this was your first piece the rest of your work should be in a museum. Great job John.
I’m a member of Charles Neils mastering woodworking too and I remember this build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 03-19-2012 02:47 AM

That is really beautiful. I love the tiger maple, and the details.

Sawdust

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kenn

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#13 posted 03-19-2012 04:24 AM

That’s amazing work, you deserve a hearty round of applause, and it’s your first furniture project! Great job.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#14 posted 03-19-2012 01:53 PM

Beautiful corner cabinet!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#15 posted 03-19-2012 02:46 PM

Nice cabinet for your first piece.I have to get my hands on some tiger maple

-- Bill in Mich

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