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Project by jcsterling posted 08-24-2012 09:33 PM 1993 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

walnut cabinet with spalted walnut panel. consecutively sawn planks were used to create this piece. the twisted legs are an unknown species. I believe it is some kind of willow. I made this piece for the Adirondack Museum benefit.

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

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#1 posted 08-24-2012 09:44 PM

Very original! Great design! Good work and beautiful slabs!

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#2 posted 08-24-2012 10:04 PM

Really nice looking piece

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#3 posted 08-24-2012 10:07 PM

A very pleasing combination of rectalinear and non-rectalinear elements. Well done !

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#4 posted 08-24-2012 10:41 PM

another very lovely piece john, walnit is one of my favorites, and this spalted stuff is pretty neat…thanks for sharing it with us..grizz

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#5 posted 08-24-2012 11:30 PM

As I’ve said before I like that you marry the conepts and it is hard to do. Nice piece. wondering if a door with smaller rails and styles or a door w/out would change the visual movement through the piece?

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#6 posted 08-25-2012 12:57 AM

Very nice work John, I think the whole piece is well designed and the wood looks great.

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#7 posted 08-25-2012 03:42 AM

Awesome piece.

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#8 posted 08-25-2012 12:21 PM

Great piece of work. Nice use of the natural edge of the slabs.
Thanks for showing.

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#9 posted 08-25-2012 01:09 PM

Beautiful design and workmanship.

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#10 posted 08-25-2012 04:02 PM

Very nice style. Rough look and natural edging is the best look in my book! God bless.

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#11 posted 08-25-2012 09:09 PM

thank you all for looking and making such nice comments.

yes Doc ,i agree the door style can change the whole look of the piece

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

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