wine and cheese hutch

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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 10-12-2012 03:22 AM 1086 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wine cabinet and dish hutch.It is Maple case with federal blue base coat and red pepper top coat.Using milk paint from general finishes.The red pepper was thinned down like ink and just use long brush strokes and when it dried the federal blue comes alive.Also took ice pick and punched holes all around top and sides to look like worm holes plus beat it up with a chain to really distress it. Still have to make doors for center and get glass,my glass company shut the doors so i have to shop for another source
This is a new customer that was referred from a customer of mine.

-- Grandpaj

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#1 posted 10-12-2012 11:04 AM

The construction is great and the coloring is awesome.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-12-2012 12:16 PM

it looks great! Congrats on the new customer.

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#3 posted 10-12-2012 02:15 PM

Thanks guys the new customer might turn more work she is looking for media center also.Same distressed look

-- Grandpaj

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#4 posted 10-12-2012 02:35 PM

Very nice, well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 10-12-2012 03:31 PM

A super job on all counts ,great workmanship.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 10-12-2012 06:13 PM

Thanks Jim It was a challenge when it came to two color combo,first attempt but very satisfied

-- Grandpaj

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#7 posted 10-12-2012 07:24 PM

Nice work.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#8 posted 10-15-2012 09:31 PM

Super nice Gramps. The color is very wine oriented..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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