Asian inspired display cabinet.

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This piece was inspired by a photo I saw of a completely different display cabinet, but provided the basic idea. It’s pretty straightforward. The body is alder, which is somewhat like cherry. The doors are waterfall bubinga veneer and the frame is ebonized (read- painted black) ash. The bubinga really makes the piece pop. If I were to do it over, I’d make the legs a little thicker (they’re 1” thick here) to give it more stability. I would also provide a way to fasten it, hidden of course, to the wall to keep it from tipping. I would also add a light to the open display area. Live and learn. See more at

-- Alan Carter,

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#1 posted 2287 days ago

VERY nice work, I went to your web site, equally excellent work, I’m envious!

-- Jeff, West Linn, OR,

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#2 posted 2287 days ago

very nice work

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#3 posted 2287 days ago

Pink Floyd . . . Asian . . . what next? :-)

Great work Alan

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#4 posted 2286 days ago

Very Krenovian and very nice indeed.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#5 posted 2253 days ago

guess i missed this one , very nice !

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#6 posted 2253 days ago


-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#7 posted 2179 days ago

very nice, got any more pics to share of it? What’s behind the doors?

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#8 posted 2179 days ago

Thanks. Sorry, no other pictures. There are adjustable shelves behind the doors but that’s it.

-- Alan Carter,

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#9 posted 1238 days ago

that;s a winner

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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