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Project by GMatheson posted 362 days ago 657 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to build some white cabinets around a pair of stained glass panels. This is what I came up with.

The cabinets are about 20”x35”x8” deep. The case is 3/4” Maple ply with poplar trim and a 1/4” ply back. The doors are mortise and tenoned Birch. They hang using a french cleat.

I tried to add some imperfections to the cabinets to hopefully make them look older to match the glass. And to finish everything off the wife came home with the perfect knobs to match the lead in the glass.

Hopefully the recipient likes the results.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada





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gsimon

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#1 posted 362 days ago

Great job
I like the french cleat idea for a cabinet!

-- Greg Simon

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 362 days ago

You did a beautiful job ….they look great. I am sure your client will be very pleased.

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

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David Dean

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#3 posted 362 days ago

nice work love the glass.

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ShaneA

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#4 posted 362 days ago

Sweet, they do a good job of displaying the glass.

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Mauricio

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#5 posted 361 days ago

Very nice! You did the glass justice.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 361 days ago

These are beautiful cabinets. I would love to learn how to do stained glass doors. Congratulations.

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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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 358 days ago

Lovely cabinets! The white colors and simple lines compliments the beauty of the stained glass. I’m sure the client likes them. Well done!

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