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Project by happy_budah posted 756 days ago 1566 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made this one out of spalted maple and red wood from my father in law probably 100 yrs old! Its for my sister in law birthday. I think for the next one ill make the drawers, rails and stiles thinner. any suggestions / critique are welcome

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TomTinkerSum

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#1 posted 756 days ago

Beautiful cabinet. So,is the wood about a hundred years old or the father-in-law?? Just kidding :) Nice show!!

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 756 days ago

You did a great job on this. The inside details look perfect.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 756 days ago

Great wood selection and an elegant design. The interior details are really nice.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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PurpLev

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#4 posted 756 days ago

thats a beauty – nice selection of lumber – really adds a lot of character to the piece

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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DaddyZ

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#5 posted 756 days ago

Nice Cabinet !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 755 days ago

I would agree on the rails and stiles , I just assumed that the panels were only as wide as the wood you had to work with , but the drawers look fine from here : )
Wonderful spalted accent wood…not expecting to see that much inside of the box . Nice surprise : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ShaneA

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#7 posted 755 days ago

Turned out great, the splated wood is really nice looking. Well done.

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 755 days ago

very nice reminds me of a krevo piece.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 755 days ago

It’s a beautiful cabinet and you did a fine job on it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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vipond33

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#10 posted 754 days ago

The wide stiles could be a bit narrower, they worked better on your spouses box as the mahogany was more dramatic. I like the hardware you use (nails!), the interior colour of the drawers and the contrasting use of some very pretty woods. Are those doors as thin as the picture would suggest? A well done gift.
gene

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

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Gumnut

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#11 posted 752 days ago

Very well done!
I love the spalted Maple.

-- Peter, member of the Fine Woodwork Association http://www.fwwa.org.au/index.htm

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Shawn Sealer

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#12 posted 718 days ago

Love it The hardware (nails). choice of wood,Love it all

-- -Shawn

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