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 571 days ago

Very beautiful piece. What are the dimensions?

-- 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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#2 posted 571 days ago

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 571 days ago

Nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 571 days ago

Nice design and finish.

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

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