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Project by spunwood posted 825 days ago 1504 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first frame and panel project. I used walnut, poplar, and cedar. I meant to build a few drawers for it, but so far have not. thanks for looking.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 825 days ago

Now that’s a piece that can’t be duplicated! Lots of personality.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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learnin2do

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#2 posted 825 days ago

aw, man…that is so -o-o-o beautiful!! Those are my favorites! -now you should do caskets too!! -same thing…just longer!! -and they serve as storage until you need them for burial! -a 2-for!

-- christine

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RockyBlue

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#3 posted 825 days ago

Sweet colors. I need to make a similar cabinet soon for my planes and I like the idea of mixing colored wood like yours.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com

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Gshepherd

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#4 posted 825 days ago

Nice job, ya just gave me the bug to finish my nail gun cabinet…...

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

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spunwood

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#5 posted 825 days ago

Thanks yall. It kind of just happened, as I looked around at the left over from other projects. I love that the folks who have visited my shop always ask me how I stained it or painted it to get those colors:)

Christine, I am not sure about the caskets. but thanks for the sugegestion

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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SCOTSMAN

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#6 posted 825 days ago

far too nice for a mere shop I could see this in buckingham palace er maybe the shop is more realistic. Looks great though personally if you make drawers that will set it off beautifully.great work Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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489tad

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#7 posted 825 days ago

Nice contrasting woods. The finish looks nice and what are you hiding in the plane sock?

I agree with the Scotsman about the drawers. No drawers. Your done! Show off the planes.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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spunwood

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#8 posted 825 days ago

Thanks fella’s.

Nothing fancy in the sock. That’s just a stanley block plane in the sock it comes with from Lowes. However. I did get a great Lee Neilson shoulder plane for a great price off of craig’s list

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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vipond33

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#9 posted 825 days ago

Such a riot of colour and grain and why not have big ass hinges? Great statement for your shop.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 825 days ago

That is a very cool and colorful cabinet BUT handplanes and pocket screws in the same picture? LOL You and Jeremy need to get together.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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spunwood

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#11 posted 825 days ago

Haha, I totally understand Jeremy’s point.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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doordude

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#12 posted 825 days ago

nice job.lots of color in the wood. you’ve got to build some drawers, to go with the project.

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Roger

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#13 posted 822 days ago

Looks like a beaut to me.. I likes it!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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mafe

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#14 posted 815 days ago

So much life there.
All the color and cuts, fantasy.
A good place for woodworking tools.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Russell

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#15 posted 504 days ago

I like the cabinet, very orignal and just my style…..use what you got. I think it would look great with a few drawers…..keeps us wondering what you’re got in there!

-- Russell , Indiana County, PA

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