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Project by happy_budah posted 06-29-2012 03:13 AM 1606 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 06-29-2012 03:29 AM

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

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#2 posted 06-29-2012 02:36 PM

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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#3 posted 06-29-2012 02:57 PM

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

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

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#4 posted 06-29-2012 03:01 PM

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

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#5 posted 06-29-2012 03:40 PM

Nice Cabinet !!

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

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#6 posted 06-30-2012 03:04 AM

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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#7 posted 06-30-2012 03:13 AM

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

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#8 posted 06-30-2012 04:58 AM

very nice reminds me of a krevo piece.

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#9 posted 06-30-2012 11:02 AM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#10 posted 07-01-2012 01:28 PM

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 07-03-2012 01:29 PM

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 08-05-2012 10:37 PM

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

-- -Shawn

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