cherry and elm cabinet

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Project by jcsterling posted 714 days ago 1385 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

cherry and elm cabinet built to accomodate various television gear…surround sound, blu ray player,cable box,etc. this is phase one of this project. on to phase 2 which will provide shelves one either side of tv.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 714 days ago

wow totally awesome! are those just flitch slices from branches on the front panels?

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#2 posted 714 days ago

AaronK , yes they are sawn and dried slices of a branch. thank you.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#3 posted 713 days ago

Original is not the word! That is an outrages cabinet.The branch sides really brings it all together. A true craftsmen!

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#4 posted 713 days ago

john i really love how this came out, i love the wood and i like the side with the more natural branches…you used the really nice slab on top and putting all of these different forms of wood together, really makes me enjoy this one…thanks…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 713 days ago

i got a whole cherry tree from the sawyer about a week ago, its going to be hard waiting for it to be ready, there is some gob smack beautiful wood waiting, some beautiful crotch…so this project made me really hungry to get to my cherry, its a great story, this man needed the cherry cut down, and wanted it to go to someone who would use it for furniture and the likes, i was the first to call , my wife and i went to see it and knew right away i was going to want it, the tree was a fairly large cherry for alabama, and you will see something great i hope from me with this wood, your piece gives me inspiration…thanks john….i hope things are going well, this economy is down right brutal…but folks seem to be getting along….grizz…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 713 days ago

Think you got organic and conventional down. Wabi Sabi!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 713 days ago

Nice, some great design elements.

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#8 posted 713 days ago

Well done love the live look you have incorparated into this prooject!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 713 days ago

That’s a very cool combination of contemporary and rustic styling. Beautiful!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 713 days ago

That cabinet is really nice, clean, and simple. You did a fine job on it.


-- 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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