step back hutch

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this is my hutch i built not shure what i want to finish it or to put 2 or 4 doors on the botom yet but thoght id share to get some ideas

-- charles, Iowa,

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#1 posted 671 days ago

You’ve got the country look down pat.

Nice work.

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#2 posted 671 days ago

No finish needed. If it were me and had exact same lumber left, I would split the bottom in half and do three drawers on one side and split the other side in two with a middle shelf and do a door.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 671 days ago

I like the look as well. I probably wouldn’t put doors on top either. If you do, I would put glass in them. The bottom, without knowing width I couldn’t make the call on 2 or 4 drawers. I do like previous post idea with drawers. You could also center the drawers with small shelves on both sides. Just a thought.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 671 days ago

Looks good. If you can wait and let the fresh cuts weather or dye them gray a clear coat would be nice.
Unfinished looks good but try dusting it! I would leave the top open and add 2 doors to bottom with same wood, just my thoughts

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#5 posted 671 days ago

I’d say two doors on the bottom, and leave the top as is for display – assuming you’re are seeking a country informal look. If you want a more formal look, and you are going to finish the wood with some shellac or semigloss wiping varnish, glass doors on the top, maybe drawers on the bottom. Maybe drawers half way across the bottom with a door on one side. Looks good so far, please post final pictures too. Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 671 days ago

i’d leave the finish natural and put 2 doors on bottom.leave the top open to show off the beautiful rustic wood

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 670 days ago

alright thanks guys good ideas will deff will be using some

-- charles, Iowa,

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#8 posted 669 days ago

Because the space in the bottom is so large and open, I would put doors. It will get pretty cluttered up most likely.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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