Chimney Cabinet

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Project by MadeinMT posted 04-29-2013 01:27 PM 1304 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple chimney cabinet I made to donate to a charity silent auction event. Made of pine and finished with black stain then a sparse coat of barn red paint to give it a distressed look. First time I’ve made a raised panel door on the table saw. I used a jig I found at Cabinet dimensions are 46”H x 15”W x 11”D.

-- Ron, Montana

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#1 posted 04-29-2013 01:41 PM

Nice little cabinet. Hope it does well in the auction

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#2 posted 04-29-2013 01:44 PM

Nicely done.

-- Rick in Myrtle Beach, SC

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#3 posted 04-29-2013 01:49 PM

Great job, Hope the Auction went well. I have to look up what a Cimney box is… :>)

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 04-29-2013 03:12 PM

I really like this Ron very nice work.

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#5 posted 04-29-2013 03:49 PM

I love that color. You said Black stain? Is this a particular kind or something you mixed up? Great job

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#6 posted 04-29-2013 07:30 PM

Kaleb – The black stain is ‘Kona’ by Rustoleum which is black or very nearly black. The red paint is ‘Front Door Red’ by Valspar. I stained the entire piece with Kona then applied the red paint very sparingly and sanded some off here and there. That’s the beauty of a distressed look, you can’t screw it up.

By the way I made the hinges and screws look old by soaking them in apple cider vinegar overnight. Takes the zinc plating right off.

-- Ron, Montana

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#7 posted 04-30-2013 02:32 AM

Thanks Ron. Wrote that one down. I might have to try that. Once again great project

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#8 posted 05-02-2013 01:23 PM

I like the distressed look, the color combo and technique have a very nice effect. Well done cabinet!

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#9 posted 05-02-2013 01:29 PM

Nice and quaint. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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