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Cherry Console w/ steam bent doors

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Project by perdico posted 11-30-2013 02:28 AM 897 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to make this piece. It was my first attempt at steam bending…what a blast. The console is constructed of solid cherry and ash with a birch ply backer. Finished with Danish oil and paste wax.





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Loren

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#1 posted 11-30-2013 02:51 AM

Did you bend the parts first and make the cabinet to fit the
curve you got?

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#2 posted 11-30-2013 02:57 AM

Very nice looking console ,excellent work.

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#3 posted 11-30-2013 02:58 AM

Well done.

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#4 posted 11-30-2013 06:30 AM

Nice! I like the look… somethng I’d have in my home.

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#5 posted 11-30-2013 08:59 AM

Wow what a great looking cabinet… Love the lines and great job on bending…. Amazing work….

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#6 posted 11-30-2013 12:46 PM

Great looking cabinet, fantastic build. The steam bending came out great, one sweet cabinet.

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#7 posted 11-30-2013 09:45 PM

Beautiful looking console, I love the way you used sapwood on the drawer.

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#8 posted 12-01-2013 01:00 AM

A great looking piece! The curved front/doors make this a very unique console. I love the slatted doors as well.

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#9 posted 12-01-2013 01:53 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

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#10 posted 12-01-2013 02:57 AM

Well done on the project. I love the doors!

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#11 posted 12-01-2013 12:44 PM

Thank you everyone for all your comments, they are greatly appreciated!

Loren- I did steam bend the radius parts first just in case there was a significant change in curve from my jig and layout drawing. Incredibly they came out almost exactly to my layout.

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#12 posted 12-02-2013 05:21 PM

Very attractive cabinet.

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#13 posted 12-03-2013 04:59 PM

Nice job. This looks great. Would be a lovely addition to any home,

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