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Project by Texcaster posted 12-02-2013 07:17 AM 1300 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wall cabinet for a fiddle and four bows. The fiddle is a 25 year old Roth. The timber is Surian Cedar, Pine back panel and Fiji Mahogany draw front. This was one of three, one I sold, one I traded for a very good viola and an even better bow. Weak oil for colour, hand frenched.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.





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CJay

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#1 posted 12-02-2013 08:36 AM

Love it. This is going on the bucket list.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - http://www.chrisboreham.co.uk - http://throughwoodeneyes.tumblr.com/

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 12-02-2013 11:20 AM

Beautiful cabinet Bill…Nicely displaying the instrument….Joinery, wood and finish is all excellent…perfect.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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mafe

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#3 posted 12-02-2013 12:13 PM

Lovely home for a lovely instrument.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 12-02-2013 01:35 PM

Great job on the cabinet. Love the fiddle as well.

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Diwayne

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#5 posted 12-02-2013 08:48 PM

Very nice job sir.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#6 posted 12-04-2013 04:12 AM

Wow – beautiful cabinet. Love the tenon joinery. It makes me think. There is enough room in that cabinet to install a little speaker under the fiddle support. It could play a note that will keep the instruments played in. Just a crazy thought.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Texcaster

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#7 posted 12-04-2013 07:43 AM

thanks for looking fellas. Behind the draw Mark

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 12-06-2013 04:38 PM

Fine looking display cabinet! Great design and finish. The joints look amazing. Great job!

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