Mini Armoir

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Project by FJPetruso posted 04-04-2008 04:54 AM 1559 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this one a “Mini Armoir”. I was looking through Cabela’s a while back & saw a cabinet that was just about the right size for what I wanted. About 44” tall. So I made my version with a pedistal base instead of wrought iron. It’s made of pine has two added shelves behind the doors & the top hinges up to reveal an (almost) secret compartment. I used porcelain knobs.

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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Earle Wright

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#1 posted 04-04-2008 04:57 AM

I love the color of the finished product! Care to post an inside photo??

-- Earle Wright, Lenoir City, Tennessee

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#2 posted 04-04-2008 05:04 AM

Hi Frank

Like your design very much. Thanks for posting.

God bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 04-04-2008 05:10 AM


The finish is golden oak & my memory must be fading… There’s actually 2 shelves inside.

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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#4 posted 04-04-2008 05:23 AM

secret compartments are great. Nice design

-- making sawdust....

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#5 posted 04-04-2008 08:40 AM

Pretty cool. I like the battens on the doors and top.

-- 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 04-04-2008 10:40 AM

That is very nice. Good job.

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#7 posted 04-04-2008 12:00 PM

Hi Frank,

Very nice job. Your design looks good.

thanks for the post.

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

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