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Project by Les Hastings posted 05-20-2013 12:32 AM 1844 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a couple of cabinets with barley twist front legs. They are 40” wide x 20” deep x 36” tall. The door panels have 1/2” raised diamond panels. Each with one drawer mounted on blumotion softclose undermount slides. They are built out of alder and die stained and glazed with a top coat of laquer.

Thanks for looking!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)





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jman75

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 12:40 AM

Wow….very awesome craftsmanship!

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 12:47 AM

That is a beautiful piece. I have no clue how you did those curly legs or those awesome diamond panels but they are exceptionally cool.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 05-20-2013 12:52 AM

Nice job, Les!

Lee

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#4 posted 05-20-2013 02:28 AM

I like !

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Tim

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#5 posted 05-20-2013 06:22 AM

They look awesome, but how much would you sell a cabinet like that for with all the magnificent detail?

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#6 posted 05-20-2013 06:22 AM

beautiful work! very nice style

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 05-20-2013 06:55 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 05-20-2013 10:45 AM

That’s an amazing transformation once the stain goes on. Another quality piece. You’re giving that Killinger Ornamental Mill a good workout.

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#9 posted 05-20-2013 11:42 AM

Great and nice work

-- Waleed Waheed

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#10 posted 05-20-2013 12:21 PM

Those are gorgeous!

-- Janice

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#11 posted 05-20-2013 12:25 PM

These are wonderful pieces. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 05-20-2013 12:37 PM

Hi Les,

Great Looking Cabinets!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 05-20-2013 01:53 PM

Great work!!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 05-20-2013 02:11 PM

very nice

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#15 posted 05-20-2013 02:39 PM

Wow! The barley twists steal the show, but the raised diamond features would be impressive on their own!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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