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Juniper Gun Cabinet-made from "Forest Reclaimed" wood

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Project by scott shangraw posted 03-28-2008 04:53 PM 5332 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Juniper Gun Cabinet-made from “Forest Reclaimed” wood- The juniper on this cabinet was goregous, especially the burl on the front of the door. Accents like a deer shed antler handle and combination lock were added to this piece. Finish is a Tung oil,Poly mix. The wood came from “Forest reclaimed” wood from forest cleanup in our area. Since we are in such high fire danger here, it is very important to keep our forests clean and healthy to prevent forest fires and improve the watershed. The wood is normally either chipped up and left behind, cut into firewood or animal bedding. The forest service is trying to add more value to this small diameter wood, by having it lumbered and therefore gets made into beautiful pieces like this, by people like us.

See other “Forest Reclaimed” pieces

Juniper Stilt Cabinet http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/6408
Juniper Desk http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/988
Juniper end tables http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/2419
Juniper vessels http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/3460
SBS Woodshavings http://www.sbswoodshavings.com

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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GaryK

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#1 posted 03-28-2008 05:01 PM

Great looking cabint. That lower panel is amazing!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 03-28-2008 05:26 PM

Ditto on that burl!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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rikkor

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#3 posted 03-28-2008 06:15 PM

Oh, that is exceptionally nice.

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Bradford

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#4 posted 03-28-2008 06:28 PM

Wow! Nice cabinet. I looked at your web site. Very nice custom furniture. We just need inside photos of this cabinet. (or you’ll never see your router again) ha ha.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 03-28-2008 07:13 PM

Scott,

I think that the burl panel is going to get a lot of attention. It is simply gorgeous. This is a nice piece and the upper cabinet has some nice character to it as well.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Dano

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#6 posted 03-29-2008 12:56 AM

Beautiful burl, it is a really great piece of wood. I am sure it will be more of an attention getter than what goes inside.

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 03-29-2008 02:15 AM

Whoa. that is some burl!! I like it, Scott.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 04-21-2009 09:06 PM

Nice case and great burl

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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