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TAE KWON DO BELT CABINET

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Project by kiefer posted 136 days ago 897 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Christmas present done !
This is a belt display cabinet for my oldest grandson to keep his TAE KWON DO belts in as he rises through the ranks .
The cabinet is made from teak which I cut out of some flooring ,it has a lot of sapwood and knots which I think worked well with the style of this . I assembled the cabinet with CA glue but also used screws on each joint since the glue test sample did not seem very strong because of the oily nature of the teak .
The back is painted birch ply and the front panel is Plexiglas for safety sake .
The glass can be removes by detaching the bottom of the cabinet which is held in place by two screws and the cabinet is hung by a French cleat .
The finish is bees wax mixture .

-- Kiefer 松





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stefang

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#1 posted 136 days ago

Nice cabinet Kiefer. A good collection of belts for your grandson too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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shipwright

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#2 posted 136 days ago

Lots of room for more belts!
You are a natural with the oriental look Klaus. This is no exception.
Simple, Honest, Elegant.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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mafe

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#3 posted 136 days ago

What a great idea.
Beautiful cabinet, I really think this would be beautiful in any home.
Sure he will be more than happy.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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GeneR

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#4 posted 136 days ago

Nice I really like the asian inspired top which fits well with the what it is being used for.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 135 days ago

This is really cool and Im sure your grandson will cherish it for many years to come. Great job buddy

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

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 135 days ago

Very nice and I am sure your grandson loves it.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 135 days ago

Nice cabinet Kiefer. When he gets that final belt to fill that cabinet he should be able to protect you pretty well.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 135 days ago

Very stylish cabinet. nice going , Kiefer

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 135 days ago

Nice project with appropriate Oriental flare.

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

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woodshaver

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#10 posted 134 days ago

I read all the comments above and I totally with everyone of them. Great work as usual Kiefer!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#11 posted 130 days ago

Nice one

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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kiefer

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#12 posted 129 days ago

Thanks for all the comments and I think too he will be very happy having him seen pointing out other cabinets that he liked .

-- Kiefer 松

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