|Project by dvd812||posted 06-28-2013 02:20 AM||1999 views||2 times favorited||12 comments|
Not sure what to call this one! A Large Hutch or ???. You decide, it went in to the dining room. The lumber I used to construct this came out of a cotton mill that was 85 years old. All lumber used is Heart Pine and In very good condition. This piece stands 8’ tall. 3’ base and 5’ shelf area. Base is 9’ long 22” deep. Top is 8’ long and 14” deep. I routed the shelves down the length so dining plates could stand up at an angle of 15 degrees. Inside each side of the base ( where the doors are) has an adjustable shelf. I later added an adjustable shelf for the center area. The base is backed by 3/4” plywood to give stability and strength. Top is back with 1/2” heart pine. The legs are 3” x 3”. I wished now I would have lined up the top with the legs. But it is done. I used basic drawer glides. Hardware used on the doors are basic. I made some drawer handles and handles for the doors. The top part is bolted down to the base top with 3” bolts, washers, and nuts. Pre-drilled and couther sunk then plugged with dowels but not glued so they can be removed and re-inserted if it was needed to be disassembled. Very heavy and will last for a long time. If you see where I can improve on any of my work please let me know. This is why I joined this site because I know there are a lot of more experienced craftsman here who can teach and guide me through my lack of knowledge. Thank you for looking.
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