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Restored Pine China Cabinet

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Project by BubTheBuilder posted 845 days ago 1166 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thsi project was a challenge, but it was also a special project that meant a lot to me. My grandparents recieved this cabinet and matching harvest table (post seperate pics of table later) as a wedding gift in 1943. The cabinet sat in the dining room up until the 80’s – replaced by new dining room set. This was then placed in a storage unit (no climate control) until 2011. Needless to say it was in rough shape. It was a complete restore and I was able to salvage most of the damaged wood. Anyhoo…once I reached bare wood, this project began to come together just like the day it was built in the 40’s. I used a Red Mahogany stain with a semi-gloss poly – stain gives the wood that ‘POP’ when you walk into the dining room. Finished it off with brushed copper hardware and antique bubble glass. Finished it in time for 2011’s Thanksgiving dinner. We had the entire family over, including my garndparents. My grandma when she saw the table and cabinet cried for about an hour and my grandma says…”I’ve been meaning to tell you I would like to have the table and hutch back.” LOL…always a character. Enjoy…Happy Woodworking-

-- Richard-- "If it ain't tight, then it ain't right."





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Mike Pousson

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#1 posted 845 days ago

Congrats. That is a very beautiful restore.

-- Mike in Waubaushene, ON

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StumpyNubs

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#2 posted 845 days ago

Great job! I especially like the glass!

Thanks for posting!
-Jim, aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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