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A Krenov Inspired Cabinet on Stand in Six Days (pix)

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Project by John Fry posted 07-06-2008 05:03 AM 9577 views 31 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A veneered curly koa, James Krenov style cabinet on a sculpted, curved leg, stand. The doors are bookmatched with a strip of sapwood down the middle. The turned Gaboon ebony handles accent the koa’s colors. This was a joint project completed in six days with expert woodworker and friend, Jack Hutchison from Houston TX.

You can see the construction tutorial on my blog by clicking HERE

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





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Dave T

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#1 posted 07-06-2008 05:05 AM

This is truely a remarkable piece. Absolutely beautiful.

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motthunter

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#2 posted 07-06-2008 05:08 AM

stunning… once again, superior work

-- making sawdust....

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SteveKorz

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#3 posted 07-06-2008 05:20 AM

WOW!... Very, Very nice! Great work, awesome post!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 07-06-2008 05:40 AM

Wow! Fantastic piece of woodworking!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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ChicoWoodnut

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#5 posted 07-06-2008 06:04 AM

It would take me 6 mos just to plan a project like this ;)

Terrific work.

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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Bigbuck

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#6 posted 07-06-2008 06:58 AM

Very nice, that is a great looking peice.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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trifern

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#7 posted 07-06-2008 02:34 PM

Beautiful piece of furniture. Thank you for sharing.

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

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Blake

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#8 posted 07-06-2008 06:12 PM

This is absolutely Gorgeous! I love the Krenov style and curly Koa is hands-down my favorite wood. Just beautiful… Wow.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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EternalDesign

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#9 posted 07-06-2008 08:35 PM

Beautiful work, I think I need to build a case on stand sometime soon, I love them.

-- Brian, Eternal Furniture & Design http://www.eternal-furniture.com

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BobR

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#10 posted 07-07-2008 06:11 AM

I’m a Krenov fan, and this piece is wonderful. Great work.

-- Bob

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netized

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#11 posted 07-07-2008 02:19 PM

Your work is a beautiful tribute to a great artist- thanks for the look!

-- Jeff, Santa Fe

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John Fry

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#12 posted 07-07-2008 02:39 PM

Thank you all for the kind words.

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

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#13 posted 07-07-2008 05:40 PM

Very nice. Krenov would be proud.

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#14 posted 07-12-2008 06:07 AM

This caught my eye, nice work. I want to make one. thanks, my to do list just got longer.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is not...do it again.

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#15 posted 07-28-2008 03:21 AM

Your work is at a place where I strive to be, but fall short.

-- Michael A. Brailsford

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