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Bar cabinet, wedding present for the step-son & wife.

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Project by KGRRSteve posted 593 days ago 1113 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This past year’s project.

edit to add:
Added photo of wine glass holders.
Cherry construction.

-- Life has no remote. Get up and change it yourself.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 593 days ago

Now that is a great gift! Well done I’m sure they love it….

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

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#2 posted 593 days ago

This is a good build and a fine gift.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 593 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

Very nice project.

-- 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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Nermin

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#4 posted 593 days ago

wow that looks great!! Iv’e been wanting to build me one like this, great job.

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Pallirondack

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#5 posted 593 days ago

Good job!

-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 593 days ago

Great job, and clever design.

Lee

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toolferone

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#7 posted 592 days ago

Wow, that is really cool! Nicely done.

-- Tom, http://www.dreamshopwoodworks.com

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Retsof

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#8 posted 591 days ago

That’s really nice. Was this your own design? I’d love to build one of these. I have just the place for it.

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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KGRRSteve

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#9 posted 590 days ago

The design is sort of a knock-off of commercially available models. The kids saw a Steamer Bar Cabinet at Crate & Barrel that they liked, so I worked off ad photos of that and tweaked it some.

Here’s the C&B: http://www.crateandbarrel.com/steamer-bar-cabinet/s233296

There was a cheaper version available from Amazon I used for reference also.

The final styling, all the sketches and final dimensions were my own. Probably have almost as much time in playing with design tweaks as I did actual building.

-- Life has no remote. Get up and change it yourself.

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Retsof

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#10 posted 590 days ago

“Probably have almost as much time in playing with design tweaks as I did actual building.”

I think many of us can relate to that statement. Sometimes I have to force myself to put down the pencil and just get out in the garage and start cutting the wood or I’ll never have time to build what I’ve been designing. I’m starting to play around with SketchUp and it’s easy to spend hours tweaking and looking at a plan from every angle.

Thanks for the links. I’ll check them out. My Christmas Tree is currently occupying the nook that I was thinking of placing the cabinet, so I have some time for planning on this one.

Regards,

Jeff

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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