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Project by Charles Mullins posted 03-29-2008 06:59 PM 1769 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here’s a cabinet I made for an older lady that had to move her buffet to change her A/C filter. She wanted more surface area and storage. As a result it has castors hidden behind the bracket feet so it can be easily moved.

It’s made of red oak and has poplar as a secondary wood inside for the drawer sides.

It was finished with Minwax Early American stain with some red oak stain added for more of a reddish cast followed with a glaze of burnt umber. It is sealed with semigloss poly and then hand rubbed with 000 steel wool for the gloss desired.

-- God makes the wood beautiful--I simply rearrange it to make it more useful, hopefully.





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#1 posted 03-29-2008 07:16 PM

Very nice. The finish seems to sparkle.

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#2 posted 03-29-2008 07:37 PM

Beautiful piece. I’m a sucker for red oak.

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

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#3 posted 03-29-2008 08:33 PM

That is a beautiful piece. I really like the design and construction. You did a good job with this. I like the finishing sequence as well. The finish was the first thing I noticed about the piece.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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#4 posted 03-29-2008 09:26 PM

Very Very Nice, the finish looks great, any secrets you have are truly welcomed. Do you have a shaper for doing the Rails and Stiles…..I don’t have one of them yet, but its on my want list. I did however get a Chisel Mortiser for X-mas. Sure beats hand drilling and chiseling…..your brother in woodworking John

-- Your Brother in WoodWorking John, Pittsburgh , PA.

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#5 posted 03-30-2008 01:34 AM

That is great. Very nice finish!

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

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#6 posted 03-30-2008 04:19 PM

Hi Charles

Great looking Buffet. You did a beatiful job on this unit. Thank you for posting

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Charles Mullins

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#7 posted 03-31-2008 11:03 PM

Thanks folks!

I have a router table and a shaper, a very old Delta shaper. I used the router table to make the doors and panels.

There’s no secret in my work. Just hard work with mostly a big smile. I love it.

-- God makes the wood beautiful--I simply rearrange it to make it more useful, hopefully.

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#8 posted 07-10-2008 06:10 AM

Great design and execution.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#9 posted 12-22-2008 04:11 AM

Nice looking buffet.

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#10 posted 04-17-2010 04:01 AM

beautiful! you are very talented.

-- So many projects....so little time.

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