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Project by PhilliesPA posted 06-20-2013 at 01:50 AM 636 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My IT department had recently been outsourced and I always wanted to start a Handyman business and one of the first jobs I was asked to do was build a corner cupboard. I had never built anything this involved but after finding some plans online and studying them I felt confident I could pull it off. I built the whole thing in our dining room, my fiancĂ© was very patient. It’s built from oak plywood and solid oak trim. The customer wanted a dark stain to match her other furniture. When you open the doors on top it has a glass shelf with 1/4” mirror around the back. After I installed it she wanted mirror in the open area as well. She was very happy and I gained more skills to build more projects.





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 06-20-2013 at 04:07 AM

Beautiful cabinet, a job well done…the colour looks great too.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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PhilliesPA

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#2 posted 06-20-2013 at 04:23 AM

Thanks Dave and everyone else for your comments and help. I am looking forward to my next project.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#3 posted 06-20-2013 at 04:38 AM

Wow, terrific debut for your new business. Well done, Congrats!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#4 posted 06-20-2013 at 04:58 AM

Wow awesome work there this is wonderful im adding it to my favorites :D Thanks for sharing.

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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#5 posted 06-20-2013 at 08:02 AM

Beautiful great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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PhilliesPA

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#6 posted 06-20-2013 at 09:53 AM

Thanks a1Jim, I like your shop and it sounds like you have a great team working with you.

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Bill_Utterback

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#7 posted 06-20-2013 at 11:03 AM

Looks really nice. Great start to the new business.

-- Bill

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Chappy2001

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#8 posted 06-20-2013 at 05:50 PM

Looks good.

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MadeinMT

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#9 posted 06-21-2013 at 06:46 AM

What a shame you had to give up clicking a mouse all day in exchange for a meaningless life of creating beautiful furniture that people will enjoy for decades.

Great corner cabinet.

-- Ron, Montana

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 06-21-2013 at 01:07 PM

Wonderful corner cabinet! Like the design and the dark stain and finish. I’m sure you’ll do great in the new business.

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PhilliesPA

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#11 posted 06-21-2013 at 05:09 PM

You guys are nuts! thanks for the encouragement.

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