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Project by AdamScudder posted 11-04-2012 09:25 PM 1736 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cabinet was designed around the Golden Mean, an early school project as practise in hand tools. The criteria was dovetails and tenons, all cut by hand. This piece fastens to the wall with a french cleat. I epoxied rare earth magnets into the cleat and veneered over them so most hand tools will hang, seemingly from mid air!
The case corners are dovetailed with the last tail mitered. The shelf is dadoed and has tenons exposed on the outside. Also the face edge has a slight bevel inwards. Drawer faces are curly maple veneer with purple heart handles hand carved.

-- Adam Scudder Woodworking





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#1 posted 11-04-2012 09:40 PM

That’s a fine cabinet. I really like the mitered DTs. Great work!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 09:44 PM

very fine craftsmanship. Simple cabinet yet beautiful

-- Yves

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#3 posted 11-04-2012 11:53 PM

Beautiful tool cabinet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 11-05-2012 04:33 AM

I like it. You did a great job.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 02:54 AM

Nice cabinet. Functional and attractive. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#6 posted 11-17-2012 05:33 AM

Yeah, thanks for sharing that. Really nice simple design and very nice joinery work. I’m impressed and inspired.

-- John, Phoenix-AZ

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#7 posted 07-14-2013 07:35 PM

VERY NICE!

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#8 posted 07-14-2013 07:44 PM

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