Cherry Buffet

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Project by Joe Davis posted 11-05-2012 02:05 PM 1314 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this Buffet for my wife to put our China in.
it is solid Cherry & Cherry burl, mortise and tenon, sliding dovetails and and dovetail joinery all hand cut the only metal is the drawer slide which are lee valley push to open full extension slides
i used 3 coats BLO hand rubbed, 3 coats Shlellac & 4 coats general finishes water based poly/acrylic satin with an earlex 5500 then 2 coats of wax hand rubbed.

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#1 posted 11-05-2012 02:28 PM

Oh Joe this came out great and the best thing about it is that over time the patina on all this wonderful cherry will bloom to such a rich color oh so very nice…BC

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#2 posted 11-05-2012 02:34 PM

Love the book matched door panels and drawers, great attention to detail

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#3 posted 11-05-2012 03:05 PM

I cant say enough, so i wont try. absolutely fantastic piece!

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#4 posted 11-05-2012 03:09 PM

very nice

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#5 posted 11-05-2012 05:01 PM

awesome, great grain and appearance. Very nice lines as well.

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#6 posted 11-05-2012 05:24 PM


Nicely executed piece. I’m sure your photographs do not do it justice.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 11-05-2012 05:47 PM

That is so modern and remarkable.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#8 posted 11-05-2012 09:21 PM


-- Roger

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Joe Davis

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#9 posted 11-05-2012 10:07 PM

Thank you
We are very happy with it

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#10 posted 11-05-2012 10:10 PM

Well done Joe ! Nice balance. JB

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#11 posted 11-06-2012 07:52 PM

this piece is absolutely gorgeous , your book matched wood just makes this stand out, and the wood is so beautiful, i have a truck load of cherry drying right now, and cant wait to start using it…you did a great job on this, and i love every detail, the drawers being book matched really give this a look …thanks for sharing it with us, im excited to use my cherry as well…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Joe Davis

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#12 posted 11-10-2012 02:20 AM

Thank you

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