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Project by bhog posted 02-24-2013 06:16 PM 2522 views 1 time favorited 74 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a shaker style cabinet I made recently.I was given some pieces of quilted mahogany by LJ Gshephed, and when I received them,I knew they just had to become panels.

All the walnut came from 1 board, which was given to me a few years ago.


The carcase dovetails were cut by hand along with the M&T joinery for the face frame and door.I used a chisel for the mortising and back saw during which was given to me by LJ chrisstef.

Finish on the walnut is a couple coats of med walnut danish oil sanded in with 320 and 400,followed by some garnet,orange,and blonde shellac.On the mahog it was ruby,orange and blonde.

The hinges and handle were also given to me by chrisstef and I decided on brass screws for a little contrast.

Dimensions are 24t x 14w x 8d and its adjustible shelves will hold my coffee stash.

I am really pleased with how this piece turned out.Thanks Shep and Steff I hope I did ya proud.

-- I don't drive a Prius.





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david38

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#1 posted 02-24-2013 06:35 PM

very nice

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bhog

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#2 posted 02-24-2013 06:46 PM

Thanks David

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#3 posted 02-24-2013 07:12 PM

Sweet!

-- Bondo Gaposis

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bhog

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#4 posted 02-24-2013 07:42 PM

Thanks Bondo.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#5 posted 02-24-2013 07:52 PM

Looks good. You got the DTs and finish dialed in nicely. Quite a cache of gifted stuff too. Nice.

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bhog

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#6 posted 02-24-2013 08:03 PM

Thanks Shane.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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Brit

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#7 posted 02-24-2013 08:16 PM

Good show old chap. Lovely piece of work.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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chrisstef

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#8 posted 02-24-2013 08:30 PM

You did that lumber right B. Came out spot on from the joinery to the finish. Hang that one with pride buddy.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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bhog

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#9 posted 02-24-2013 08:33 PM

Andy, thanks alot.

Thanks Stef,I will for sure.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#10 posted 02-24-2013 09:22 PM

nice work hog!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#11 posted 02-24-2013 09:33 PM

Excellent use of material.
Love the finish.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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#12 posted 02-24-2013 09:56 PM

Beautiful work Bhog!
and the way the hardware blends with the cabinet.

I like the compliment of grains

You have the finish down pat, another fine job Bhog.

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bhog

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#13 posted 02-24-2013 10:22 PM

Don,thanks man.

Appreciate it Slim.

Thanks waho.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#14 posted 02-24-2013 11:19 PM

B, you done good. Those DTs are ‘da bomb, look outstanding. The finish, albeit not a painted one, is top notch too. ;-)

Excellent work with the LJ-special tools and materials. Congrats!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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bhog

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#15 posted 02-24-2013 11:41 PM

Thanks much Smitt.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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