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Project by Chris Davis posted 05-24-2013 10:36 AM 957 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pair of custom cabinets that I built for a customer. Not really sure what you’d call this style It almost has an eastern feel to it but a the same time a little contemporary. Doesn’t help that I put mission hardware on it.

The customer was real specific on certain design aspects, including hole placement in the back.

The top is a torsion style top to match the thickness of the post.

Wood Type: Maple, Poplar, and MDF

Finish: Pigmented lacquer

Hardware: Mission from CSHardware.com

Date Completed: March 2013

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
Click Here to watch a live view of the shop

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm





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Napaman

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#1 posted 05-24-2013 05:45 PM

nice and clean.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 05-24-2013 05:58 PM

I looked at your web page, you do nice work. But I really want to point out to everyone that the finish is PIGMENTED LACQUER, not latex paint. This is the correct way to “paint” your cabinet and furniture projects. Well done.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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Chris Davis

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#3 posted 05-24-2013 06:24 PM

You are right Sam. Best for both me and the customer. It drys fast and clean, and the customer gets a smooth hard finish that doesn’t chalk up.

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#4 posted 05-29-2013 12:21 PM

Really nice. Those torsion tops will be flat forever

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

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#5 posted 05-29-2013 01:06 PM

Neat and sleek cabinet. Like the design and the finish. I’m sure it’s gonna last long.

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#6 posted 05-29-2013 01:53 PM

Nice cabinets and I bet that the customer was pleased with them.

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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