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Project by Les Hastings posted 573 days ago 1323 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s two cabinets out of African Mahogany and Veneers. The lower doors are crotch mahogany the inlays on the cabinets include; curly satinwood, ebony, tulipwood and maple. There is a total of 21 pull out trays behind the lower doors. The galss doors have hand made restoration glass, there are ten light individual glass panels in each door. One of the cabinets has a wet ber behind the glass doors. Each cabinet is about 10’ wide and around 11’ tall, 26” deep. They covered up the return vents in the wall so the crown pediments had hand made wood grills in the top for air flow. the Tops of them can be seen from a balcony so the tops have been finished out like the rest of the cabinet. They have lighted adjustable shelving behind the glass doors and in the upper side display cases. There is one sub woofer speaker in the of lower cabinets, one in the right on one and on the left in the other cabinet with removeable side panels. They dissasembled down to five pieces and transferred to the house and reassembled on site.

Four builders worked together to build them. My part was the glass doors, crown pediment and turn the large finails. I can’t remember for sure but I think there was about 2700 build hours.

Finish is dye stain and glazes with a laquer top coat.

Thanks for looking and have a “Happy New Year”.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 573 days ago

Beautiful designs and workmanship, Les! They look incredible!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 573 days ago

Simply awesome

-- 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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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 573 days ago

Wow! Superb Work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Charles Maxwell

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#4 posted 573 days ago

As usual – - awesome!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Camero68

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#5 posted 573 days ago

Excellent workmanship! Great choice of wood and finish. The glass door looks amazing with the
intricate details.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 573 days ago

Wow Les this is an amazing piece ,first class work first class cabinet.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Rogue

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#7 posted 573 days ago

Well as if those aren’t pretty cool. Send my complaments to the rest of the team!

-- Rogue

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Critterman

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#8 posted 573 days ago

Incredible

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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Richforever

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#9 posted 573 days ago

What an inspiration! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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scottyeyre

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#10 posted 573 days ago

Whoa sure us great.. GRAND

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#11 posted 573 days ago

Outstanding work!

Truly “GREAT” hall cabinets!

Thanks for sharing such inspiring work.

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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404 - Not Found

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#12 posted 573 days ago

Most impressive work. The combination of different elements works together really well. Top class.

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Surfside

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#13 posted 573 days ago

Very functional! I appreciate it a lot.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Woodwrecker

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#14 posted 573 days ago

Top notch work Les, no way around that !
I bet the house they go in is a beaut too.

-- Having fun...Eric

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mbs

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#15 posted 573 days ago

Very nice. Well designed. Great looking wood too.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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