Lighthouse Display Cabinet

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Project by jacktown posted 12-08-2012 04:31 AM 1150 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cabinet to display lighthouses for brother-in-law. Stain glass is Morris Island Lighthouse in South Carolina.

-- David, Jackson, MS

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#1 posted 12-08-2012 07:52 AM

Beautiful work.

-- 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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#2 posted 12-08-2012 01:11 PM

Very nice looking cabinet

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

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#3 posted 12-08-2012 01:12 PM

Welcome to LJ’s

For future, we like lots of pictures and descriptions :-)

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

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#4 posted 12-08-2012 01:21 PM

Very interesting piece. Is the stain glass back lit?

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#5 posted 12-08-2012 07:28 PM

What a beautiful piece … Why did you put the art glass on the bottom? I really like the large pane glass doors, they draw the eye to the cabinet and not to the doors. Great job.
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#6 posted 12-08-2012 07:53 PM

Well done ,the leaded glass really makes it unique

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#7 posted 12-09-2012 03:02 AM

Grumpy, I know you probably can’t tell in the picture, but the stain glass panels are sliding doors. The cabinet’s purpose is to display the lighthouses my brother-in-law has collected over the years. I wanted to also have a place where he could store whatever lighthouses that didn’t make the shelves.

-- David, Jackson, MS

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#8 posted 03-18-2013 08:56 AM

Beautiful cabinet.Display cabinets are some of the most ubiquitous cases for prized possessions and collectibles. They don’t just function as simple organizational tools. They call attention to whatever is in them from far away. They enhance every d├ęcor, while showcasing what is important to you.

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