Wall Cabinet

  • Advertise with us
Project by knotnow posted 03-20-2013 12:59 AM 1175 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first project that I made when I started woodworking last summer. It’s made of pine and painted with Federal Blue Milk Paint. I chose #2 pine and some of it had worm holes and other light issues that I think added to this project. It’s a replica of a 1760’s wall cabinet with blacksmith hammered butterfly hinges and an iron escutcheon plate with half mortise lock. I attemped to make it look old by antiquing it and distressing it. It found a place in my livingroom next to the fireplace.

5 comments so far

View Sawdustonmyshoulder's profile


396 posts in 3046 days

#1 posted 03-20-2013 02:01 AM

Like the color. Good work for your first project.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

View Josh's profile


1201 posts in 1987 days

#2 posted 03-20-2013 04:26 AM

This is awesome. I love the color, the antiqued look, and the construction. That’s a nice first build, too. Get it!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

View Oldtool's profile


2361 posts in 1609 days

#3 posted 03-20-2013 12:08 PM

Slick reproduction of a colonial style cabinet. The milk paint adds a nice appearance, very authentic.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View HoosierDude's profile


48 posts in 2433 days

#4 posted 03-20-2013 07:37 PM

Very nice. My wife would love it. She’s totally absorbed by primitive furnishings. I relly like the federal blue color.

-- Paul Lyons

View woodcut's profile


180 posts in 2099 days

#5 posted 03-22-2013 10:52 PM

I’d put that on my wall too ! Great job !

-- Carl, Iowa

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics