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Project by TheBronzeoakleaf posted 555 days ago 1810 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was drawn to this piece because of the pure simplicity. The moldings and bead details on the top add some pizazz, but the beauty is in the simple lines. Easy to build. Shelves are dadoed in and the back is shiplapped. All cherry with white oak pegs in the mortise and tenons. Non-mortise hinges. 2/3 oil poly, 1/3 mineral spirits ragged-on. Several coats; it builds slowly.

-- Sam





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JoeinDE

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#1 posted 555 days ago

You done a nice job both on the construction and the finish. The glow of the cherry has already appeared and it will only progress with time.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 555 days ago

I like this Shaker cupboard ,it’s great looking.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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stefang

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#3 posted 555 days ago

Very well done Sam and a simply beautiful piece. I can see what a fine job you did with the consistent reveal around the door too, the dot over the i.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 555 days ago

Simple is beautiful as well. Nice job.

-- 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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Dusty56

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#5 posted 555 days ago

This is why I love the Shaker style !
One day ,I hope to make something this nice : )
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-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 555 days ago

Looks great , well done.

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

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3Gwoodguy

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#7 posted 555 days ago

Well done…some of the best projects are not overly complicated. I like it…..and thanks for not covering it in milk paint and then sanding and beating the crap out of it to make it look old. Classic is good.

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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RibsBrisket4me

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#8 posted 555 days ago

Saved as one of my favorites. Cherry is a beautiful wood, and your design and lines are classic. Also love your choice of finish.

That being said, I like milk paint just fine on pine :)

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ChuckV

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#9 posted 555 days ago

Beautiful piece. You did a great job on this. I like everything about it!

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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LeslieC

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#10 posted 555 days ago

Nice work.

-- There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert.

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489tad

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#11 posted 554 days ago

You did a fantastic job. You say simple, but simple is not easy. It takes some skill to pull off simple.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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