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Project by Adam posted 712 days ago 1110 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an entertainment unit I built for my sister. It is made of ash and is unfinished as she wanted to do that herself. This was my first attempt at cabriolet legs and I which I learned how to do from several fine woodworking articles. I did not have a bandsaw at the time so I had to rough out the blanks with a jig saw which took forever and left the legs very rough. Then there was a ton of sanding done with a 60 grit belt sander and then lots of work with a rasp to get the final shape. I did use full extension slides on the drawers which is not very traditional but the drawers will be used every day so I went for function. Thanks for looking.

-- Adam, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada





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JADobson

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#1 posted 712 days ago

The legs looks great.

-- James

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AKSteve

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#2 posted 712 days ago

excellent craftsmanship.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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MonteCristo

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#3 posted 712 days ago

Cabriolet legs are a bit of work but I think they are worth it. Yours looks super; amazing that you did it without a bandsaw !

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

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 712 days ago

Really a nice piece of furniture, great craftsmanship on your part. The legs came out great.
Thanks for showing.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 712 days ago

Nice job, Adam.

Lee

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Gshepherd

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#6 posted 712 days ago

Super job on those legs….....

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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dnick

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#7 posted 712 days ago

Nicely done. Great looking piece.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 711 days ago

Adam,

Nice workmanship; the cabriole legs look fantastic. I’ve only made two of them. They were so much work that I decided to put straight legs in the back! Will you add a photo after your sister finishes it?

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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woodworm

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#9 posted 711 days ago

Very nicely done. I appreciate your hardwork & patient in shaping the cabriole legs without a bandsaw.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 711 days ago

That is a great looking cabinet. You have done a very good job on the legs, Well done!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 711 days ago

Wow, with a jig saw? WOW! Nice project

-- Bob A in NJ

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bvd

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#12 posted 711 days ago

Love your legs :)

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thedude50

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#13 posted 710 days ago

You are an example that you can make due I think its nice and you did well on the legs keep up the good work I hope to see more in this style now that you have a band saw

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grosa

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#14 posted 705 days ago

I thin you did a fantastic job on the legs and the entire project.

-- Have a great day.

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