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Project by jcsterling posted 08-08-2012 05:53 PM 1403 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 , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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AaronK

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#1 posted 08-08-2012 05:57 PM

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

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jcsterling

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#2 posted 08-08-2012 06:03 PM

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

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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will delaney

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#3 posted 08-08-2012 07:51 PM

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 08-08-2012 09:09 PM

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 08-08-2012 09:23 PM

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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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 08-09-2012 01:53 AM

Think you got organic and conventional down. Wabi Sabi!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 08-09-2012 01:55 AM

Nice, some great design elements.

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#8 posted 08-09-2012 08:41 AM

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 08-09-2012 01:17 PM

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

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

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#10 posted 08-09-2012 03:05 PM

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

helluvawreck
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