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Project by Terry Ferguson posted 04-27-2013 02:48 AM 968 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the third in (apparently) a continuing series. See the others (Thirty-Two and Thirty-Three) in my projects.
The theme is a wall cabinet that simulates a chest of drawers, but the drawer fronts are actually the door. In this case I appear to have a case of box joint mania, but I like the effect as well as the contrasting woods and disproportionate tall, narrow look.
Like the others, this one is primarily a media storage cabinet.
Made using maple, walnut, cherry, red oak, and rift white oak from scraps and pallets.
9” wide, 8” deep, 44” high
Natural Danish Oil and WB Poly

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon





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Roger

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 12:09 PM

I like the contrasting woods also. Looks like it’d be a gr8 CD/DVD cabinet

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#2 posted 04-27-2013 04:12 PM

I noticed that you used a division of eleven on #34 ,and a division of nine on # 33 . These are
classical divisions in Japanese Shoji screens . It fits the eye so well as far as proportion is concerned .
Equal divisions are not as interesting to me ,though they may be to others . I like the fact that one
has to ‘explore ’ to find out it’s nature …......how it opens . It invites one to use their tactile sense
of exploration without the clue ( handles ) to guide . The joinery is exceptional of course . It holds a question
and the surprise of discovery . It’s fun furniture ! Great design .

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Terry Ferguson

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#3 posted 04-28-2013 03:09 AM

Roger: Thanks for your comments.

Moment: Thank you for your keen observations. I agree with you about equal divisions – they have a tendency
to be boring. Your comments will help guide me as I start thinking about Thirty Five.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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Lee Barker

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#4 posted 04-28-2013 06:40 PM

Moment said it eloquently, thoroughly and wisely. This is gallery quality in every way.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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