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Project by woodwkr posted 12-01-2013 03:04 PM 1460 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally getting around to posting this project. This is the last piece I built before the firm I worked for closed it’s doors permanently. :(
The piece is a TV lift cabinet with the TV facing backwards.



It will be placed behind a couch in the center of a large room.

The veneers are quartered, and crotch mahogany with Amboyna burl and tulipwood accents. The center of the end panels are crotch mahogany arranged to give the appearance of a fountain. —

It has been a blessing to have worked for a firm that gave me the opportunity to work on so many challenging projects!

-- Marshall _ Wichita, Ks _ "Growing Old is Mandatory - - Growing Up Is Optional" :)





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-01-2013 03:38 PM

Great Job Marshall.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gsimon

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#2 posted 12-01-2013 04:54 PM

Really nice work – great design and execution
I’m sure with such quality work like this the closure was for good reason

-- Greg Simon

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Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 12-01-2013 05:06 PM

WOW!!!! That is one beautiful piece of furniture. I love the banding, did you make the straight and radius banding?

-- Dennis Zongker

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cathyb

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#4 posted 12-01-2013 06:07 PM

Agree with Dennis. WOW!!!!
Why did this company close it’s doors? This work is exceptional in every way. I love the attention to detail especially the book matching, the proportions, the elegance and the lovely grain. It is truly FINE WOODWORKING and should be placed on the cover of a magazine-seriously….......
Thanks for sharing.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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Les Hastings

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#5 posted 12-01-2013 06:35 PM

Awesome job Marshall! We closed because we simply just ran out work. This was the last piece of a four year project on one house. The only job we had four for years for the most part. I think we all new after this job was over we were going to be in trouble. It didn’t take long.

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

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woodwkr

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#6 posted 12-01-2013 07:27 PM

Thanks for the kind words. The straight tulip wood and diamond banding was pre made off the shelf and the round and oval banding was custom. Les reminded me that the burl was Amboyna burl, so I have corrected the text. Also, Les turned the knobs and did a great job. I don’t remember the wood he used – maybe he will chime in. :)

-- Marshall _ Wichita, Ks _ "Growing Old is Mandatory - - Growing Up Is Optional" :)

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#7 posted 12-01-2013 07:32 PM

Excellent work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 12-01-2013 07:39 PM

for who’s house?.... great job. inspiration ….i have a chance…...

-- Patrick https://www.facebook.com/dragonflywoodworking

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#9 posted 12-01-2013 08:23 PM

Wow, amazing. What beautiful work and functionality.

-- Marty, Ohio

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#10 posted 12-01-2013 08:42 PM

nice work like how you worked the grains.

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#11 posted 12-01-2013 10:45 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#12 posted 12-01-2013 11:31 PM

Exquisite work. Looks like a well built cabinet, it will surely be a piece to be admired in any room. Congratulations on an outstanding build!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#13 posted 12-02-2013 05:29 PM

Absolutely beautiful pieced—outstanding!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#14 posted 12-05-2013 03:59 AM

That is truly a work of art. Absolute masterpiece. If I could only do half as good. Sorry about losing your job.

-- tel

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