some case pieces

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Project by dan mosheim posted 581 days ago 2104 views 29 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i’m in the process of digitizing the 4×5 color transparencies of the first 22 years of my furniture making career. they were shot by my friend, cook neilson, before he retired from photography in 2001, and i was forced to take it up as a ‘hobby’ on my own. in the process i’m upgrading the quality of the images and their stories on my blog. a couple weeks ago i posted some images of some sideboards here on lumberjocks and i thought i would do the same thing with some case pieces like the ones shown here. similar to the sideboards, i am collecting the images in a single post on my dorset custom furniture blog. there are about 15 pieces in that post now, and that post will be an ongoing project, to be added to as images and time to write become available. i have updated the sideboard post with new photos a couple times already, and intend to tackle my pre blog dining tables sometime in the near future. looking back on this stuff now, with most of what you see here from the 80s and 90s, is quite a trip. we have had an amazing collection of adventurous clients who were wiling to trust us to tackle an incredible range of styles, and i thank them warmly for the privilege.

-- dan,vermont,

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#1 posted 581 days ago

Wow! Very nice! I do not know where to begin, other than to say I love the design and aspire to the skills you used in building this piece Wow, thanks for sharing this!

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

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#2 posted 581 days ago

From all us hobbyist it looks like you’ve have the greatest job ever, we just don’t see all the WORK that went along with all those projects! Its a real pleasure seeing anything you post, from your past projects to the new stuff your doing now. I,m sure you have a lot of fond memories from all the years of woodworking. I will always look forward to your next post!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#3 posted 581 days ago

Very, very nice!!!!!!

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#4 posted 581 days ago

Interesting (and very handsome) designs. The first one looks like “Arts & Crafts goes Pennsylvania secretary”. A fresh take (for me) on that type of cabinet. Excellent stuff !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#5 posted 581 days ago

Wow. Very cool projects. Great design and construction.

-- 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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#6 posted 580 days ago


-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 580 days ago


Like what you are doing with the photographic work! It is important to do justice to work accomplished.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 580 days ago

WOW!!! Beautiful work.

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#9 posted 580 days ago

Wow, those are some excellent pieces. Really well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#10 posted 580 days ago

thats some nice workmanship. keep the photo’s coming.

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#11 posted 580 days ago

awesome build ,

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 580 days ago

Super nice projects. You do some fine work!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 580 days ago

“this is how it’s done”
Thanks Dan

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#14 posted 580 days ago

Incredible collection of projects ! The Craftsmanship is superb : )

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#15 posted 580 days ago

great looking pieces

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