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Project by pashley posted 594 days ago 1491 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A client contacted me about two special purpose cabinets. This one is basically a corkboard for notes; he wanted them hidden, as all the notes were somewhat ugly…so he wanted a cabinet. No problem-o.

Sooooo…...

This is made of cherry, with paduak corbels…and of course the cork. The panels are solid cherry, resawn, bookmatched. 2’ 6” high, 18” wide. Euro-style hinges, with a closing dampner. Finish is just two coats of shellac and wax. Opting to not stain, to let the naturarl cherry color come through….I can’t possibley screw up that finish….LOL.

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#1 posted 594 days ago

absolutely wonderful!

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#2 posted 594 days ago

Nice cabinets. Could easily be used for other things.

-- 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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#3 posted 594 days ago

well done Bud. One of my favorites.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 594 days ago

Two months later…
The front is covered with yellow stickies. No?

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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#5 posted 594 days ago

Great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 594 days ago

Very attractive project. Nicely constructed and great choice of woods—especially the bookmatched panels.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 594 days ago

Having just hung some cork for my lovely bride in the kitchen I can say that this is a much better idea! Very nice.

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pashley

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#8 posted 594 days ago

MoshupTrail LOL! Yes, you’re probably right!

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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HorizontalMike

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#9 posted 594 days ago

Again, very well done! Very much like your “Essential Oils” cabinet, but slightly different staining.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#10 posted 594 days ago

Love it ! Added to my favorites : )

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#11 posted 593 days ago

Very nice cabinet. How did you handle the curve on the middle stile? Did you just sand to fit, or something more elaborate?
Great job!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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pashley

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#12 posted 593 days ago

pintodeluxe You mean the curve on the top stile? There is a very gentle curve at that mid point – I just sanded it with a sanding block just a bit…that’s all it took.

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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pintodeluxe

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#13 posted 593 days ago

That’s what I figured. I always want to complicate curves. In my mind I’m thinking router trammel?
Nice to know it was just a sanding block.
Thanks!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#14 posted 577 days ago

Beautiful cabinet.

Lee

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#15 posted 577 days ago

Great way to keep the dust off the notes

-- Norman

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