elm on walnut

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Project by paul burchell posted 07-17-2012 03:58 PM 2962 views 13 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thecabinet was built from red elm with bookmatched english elm door panels, secondary woods include cherry,spalted maple and quarted white oak the stand is walnut. Ifinished the piece in a homade wipe-on poly

-- paul burchell

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#1 posted 07-17-2012 04:23 PM

Those front panels are something else! I love Krenov style work because of the way it embraces the beauty of the wood.

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#2 posted 07-17-2012 04:34 PM

Beautiful style, great choice of wood and excellent use of the grain.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#3 posted 07-17-2012 04:40 PM

Wonderful build and lovely design.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-17-2012 04:45 PM

Yeah, those panels are truly wicked!

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#5 posted 07-17-2012 04:56 PM

What a stunning piece of work! There is nothing I don’t like about this one… Very well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 07-17-2012 05:06 PM

Very Nice !!!

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

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#7 posted 07-17-2012 05:16 PM

Handsome cabinet. Looks like James Knenov may have influenced the dessign ?

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#8 posted 07-17-2012 05:31 PM

Paul, that’s inspiring work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#9 posted 07-17-2012 06:14 PM

That is very nice

-- 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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#10 posted 07-17-2012 07:33 PM

Great Job

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paul burchell

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#11 posted 07-17-2012 08:36 PM

The door panel wood was recovered from a local park after hurricane Juan, and yes krenov,s work was a big influence on the design. I have so far red his first 2 books and will eventully read all 5

-- paul burchell

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#12 posted 07-17-2012 10:56 PM

Nice work. You’ve done well to show off the woods grain and the woods look great together. The style is unmistakeable but that’s not to take any credit from you. I would like to see a shot of those doors open.

-- Anthony

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#13 posted 07-17-2012 10:57 PM

I just saw the link to your site. Great work all around.

-- Anthony

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#14 posted 07-18-2012 12:02 AM

I love the way the base connects to the cabinet. It’s very refined. Thanks for making me smile.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#15 posted 07-18-2012 01:23 AM

great design and a well constructed cabinet.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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