China hutch

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Project by Bigbuck posted 07-21-2008 05:42 AM 2822 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well finally finished my china hutch. I posted the buffet portion her Click for details. I definately learned a lot on this project, especially things not to do, 1) never assume the garage floor is flat and level, 2) never rout a dado with the router facing one direction and then turn it facing the opposite way on the next pass (unless you want the dado to be wider than the bit you are using).

It is made from solid knotty alder with popular as the secondary wood for the buffet. Stained dark mahogany with 3 coats of shellac and 4-5 coats of wipe on poly.

Thanks for looking

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#1 posted 07-21-2008 05:50 AM

Very nice looking buffet. Thank you for sharing.

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

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#2 posted 07-21-2008 06:43 AM

Beautiful hutch, nice lines and features. Catches the eye.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Callum Kendall

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#3 posted 07-21-2008 01:32 PM

Great work!

Thanks for the post


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#4 posted 07-21-2008 03:20 PM

Beautiful! I really like the color.

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

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Les Hastings

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#5 posted 07-22-2008 12:32 AM

Hey Bigbuck! Turned out really nice. Sounds like you learned a few things in the process to. I always try to learn something new with each project I do.

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

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#6 posted 07-29-2008 11:28 PM

Beautiful hutch,Great work!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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