first cabinet

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Project by mariva57 posted 11-03-2013 09:29 PM 786 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this simple cabinet, with fir wood and
6 mm multilayer of poplar for the panels of the doors.
For joints I tested the system Kreg, purchased from
few days. For the finish I used:
2 coats of walnut impregnating,
2 coats of pore filler,
2 coats of satin varnish
Everything has been applied with a brush.
Lacking the wooden plugs of the Kreg,
I thought to build. (Idea copied from YouTube)

The work is succeeded well, though it took me a lot of time.
To protect the cabinet from moisture, I put a sheet of polythene secured with double-sided tape.

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#1 posted 11-04-2013 01:13 AM

Bravo!!! Molto bella!

-- Mike

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#2 posted 11-04-2013 10:31 PM

Nice, very nice. Great first build on this, looks real good.

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#3 posted 11-04-2013 10:36 PM

Great job!!!

-- Todd, Huntsville, AL

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#4 posted 11-06-2013 08:04 PM

Nice way to test the Kreg system.

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#5 posted 11-07-2013 03:07 PM

Looks good and well made. Like the door panels and finish. Great job!

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#6 posted 11-22-2013 11:29 PM

Wow, this is your very first cabinet?! It looks absolutely professional. GREAT job.

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