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A very large walnut and walnut burl credenza

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Project by John Fry posted 2253 days ago 2104 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This very large, commissioned credenza was designed as an entertainment center to sit below a big, wall mounted, plasma TV. It is 76” wide 24-1/2” deep, and 34” tall. The cabinet and base are all solid walnut and the doors are bookmatched walnut burl veneers both inside and out.

You can visit my blog and see the construction details by clicking here

-- John, Chisel and Bit Custom Crafted Furniture, www.chiselandbit.com





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deeker

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#1 posted 2253 days ago

Looks great!!! Need my shipping address???

Kevin Davis

-- To those who fight for it, life has a flavor the protected never know. Unknown, on an empty C-ration box. Khe Sahn 1968

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2253 days ago

Fantastic job, John. Amazing!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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bhack

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#3 posted 2253 days ago

John,
Beautiful work. Keep them coming.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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SPHinTampa

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#4 posted 2253 days ago

amazing work

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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TheGov

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#5 posted 2253 days ago

This piece looks fabulous.
What technique did you use to make the feet?

-- What can i say i'm just doing what i love.

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teenagewoodworker

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#6 posted 2253 days ago

wow great job! that walnut burl is amamzing

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 2253 days ago

John,

You have such a great sense of design and your craftsmanship is impeccable.

I just love it.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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trifern

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#8 posted 2253 days ago

Amazing wood. Great design also. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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John Fry

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#9 posted 2253 days ago

Thank you everyone for the kind words.

TheGov,

Check out the construction blog,(HERE) it shows in pretty good detail how I did the feet with their shaping, reeding, and the 3-way miters.

-- John, Chisel and Bit Custom Crafted Furniture, www.chiselandbit.com

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Damian Penney

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#10 posted 2252 days ago

Fantastic.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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TreeBones

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#11 posted 2252 days ago

Awesome. Walnut Burl is my favorite of all woods.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Jon3

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#12 posted 2252 days ago

This looks to be similar to an earlier piece. I wonder if it went into the same collection?

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Mark A. DeCou

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#13 posted 2003 days ago

very nice work John. I went through your projects this morning, and you are quite a talented guy.

Hope things go well for you, and you are able to create and recreate things for many years,
M

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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kolwdwrkr

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#14 posted 1806 days ago

this is a fantastic piece. Thanks to rolling the dice I got to see it.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Arnold

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#15 posted 1668 days ago

I’ve alwasy like this piece.

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