Wine Cabinet

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Project by tombuhl posted 626 days ago 1659 views 21 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lots going on in this concept piece of Hickory, Honduras Mahogany (horizontal lines), Ash (legs) and Wenge for the Buhl diamond inlay (underside of top). Ash was chosen for legs as I was unable to locate straight-grained Hickory in suitable lengths. Two dovetailed cases float between the six legs. Cleats rest in leg notches and are pinned (fixed in front, slotted in rear) and slide into stopped, housed dovetail sockets routed in the underside of the top. None of these elements are glued to allow wood movement front to back. Horizontal and small vertical divider in large case also used housed dovetails. Cases attach to legs with stub and floating tenons.

For more photos including process of this project go to:

-- "When you are not sure where to begin, lead with gratitude."

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#1 posted 626 days ago

Wow! Love the contrasting dovetails with this piece! It really sets this off and highlights the craftsmanship put into this piece. Well done!

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

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#2 posted 626 days ago

Great job Tom.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 626 days ago

Clean and classy.

-- 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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#4 posted 626 days ago

Wow! A ton of work and time went into this for sure. But worth every minute it took to build, it screams perfection and it looks beautiful! What a treasure! I took a peek at your web site too, Love all the fine joinery! Great work!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 626 days ago

That’s a very nice piece you’ve made. Really elegant in form and function.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#6 posted 626 days ago

Nice work! I’m going to be building a wine cabinet for my mother soon but I gotta figure out all the in’s and out’s of wine storage first!

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#7 posted 626 days ago

I’am very impressed, looks really great and inspires me very much!
Thanks for sharing.

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#8 posted 626 days ago

Very nice!

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!

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#9 posted 626 days ago

Great looking piece.

-- Chris K

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#10 posted 626 days ago

looks great nice looking dovetails

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#11 posted 625 days ago

great table. Some real interesting details on here. I loved looking at you pics on the web site as well. Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 625 days ago

This is a great-looking table. I’m favoriting it for maybe copying later :) . The dovetails really stand out nicely.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#13 posted 625 days ago

It’s a very clean looking piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Kevin Depies

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#14 posted 599 days ago

Sa-weet! Beautiful piece!

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