Ambry for Holy Oils

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An Ambry is essentially a cabinet that holds the Roman Catholic Holy Oils while they are not in use. This ambry was custom designed for St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Tariffville, Connecticut. It is constructed of solid mahogany with glass panels and shelves. The frames are joined with help-lap joinery for strength and the hinges are fully mortised. The finish is clear satin lacquer.

-- Shawn DuGay, Wallingford, CT

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#1 posted 01-06-2013 02:25 PM

Very beautiful piece. What are the dimensions?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-06-2013 02:54 PM

Beautiful work.

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

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#3 posted 01-06-2013 04:12 PM

Nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-06-2013 08:44 PM

Nice design and finish.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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