linen cabinet

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Project by DrewM posted 05-22-2012 12:50 AM 2046 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a linen cabinet I made out of pine, used 1/4” baltic birch plywood on the back to square the cabinet and add strength. the solid panel doors were fun to make. I also made the shelves adjustable to allow for different uses. I used my hand planes for most of the smoothing work on the cabinet. The finish is three coats of BLO and three coats of shellac rubbed with #0000 steel wool for a nice satin finish (second picture is before any finish was applied). Thanks for looking.

-- Drew, Delaware

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#1 posted 05-22-2012 01:59 AM

Nice job, someone is really going to like that. Doors have a great proportion with the case.

-- If I'm not in the shop, I'm someplace else. Joel, Lumberjock #30,000

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#2 posted 05-22-2012 01:45 PM

Forget the linen, get the air nailers….;-)

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#3 posted 05-22-2012 01:46 PM

Super clean. Really nice. I can almost tell from here that it’s planed:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 05-22-2012 01:50 PM

It’s very clean and neat and done very nicely. Congratulations on a fine job.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 05-22-2012 02:53 PM

Nice job. I don’t see many projects in pine. This just goes to show that pine can still make beautiful furniture. Nice zen quality to it.

-- Ben in Va

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#6 posted 05-22-2012 08:33 PM

Very nice

Clean lines

I love working in pine, I just don’t get the chance very often


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#7 posted 05-22-2012 11:09 PM

i like that very much.

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#8 posted 05-23-2012 12:28 AM

Well done. The finish came out great.

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