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Oak and Cherry entertainment center

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Project by Jason posted 2217 days ago 1014 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This took me almost an entire semester during college. I was able to bookmatch the cherry panels in the solid oak pocket doors, and the trim is made from 3 individual routed pieces of solid cherry. It stands about 6.5 feet tall, and I finished it with multiple coats of a mix of boiled linseed oil and spar varnish. Unfortunately, it is just slightly too large to fit in the living room of the new house that I moved to, so now it sits in the basement.

-- Jason, Kansas City





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Woodhacker

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#1 posted 2217 days ago

Very nice Jason. I’ve never thought about using cherry with oak, but this looks great…a nice subtle contrast. Nice detail on the molding. Looks like you’ll just have to buy a bigger house.

-- Martin, Kansas

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 2217 days ago

Nice looking piece. You did a good job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 2216 days ago

Very nice looking case. I think you did a great job matching woods and colors. The doors are very nice too.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 2216 days ago

Oak & Cherry in that natural finish pair very well together…nice looking piece of furniture. thanks for posting Blkcherry

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 2216 days ago

Nice details!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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