Wall shelf with stained glass door

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Project by hydro posted 202 days ago 928 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wall curio shelf, 33” X 16” X 7 1/2”. Made of red elm that I harvested and cut into lumber with a chain saw mill. The inspiration for this cabinet was the stained glass which I was told came from a Frank Lloyd Wright design. This was the first open shelf design that I have done and incorporates hexagonal posts between the shelves. The back is a three piece frame and panel construction with solids elsewhere. Finish is tinted Watco oil with paste wax blended into the finish.

-- Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, Past President, Lifetime member.

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#1 posted 202 days ago

Well done and added to my Favorites ! Would like to see some pictures of the details : )

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#2 posted 202 days ago

Very nicely designed and constructed! I recognized the stain glass design as similar to ones I’ve seen attributed to FLW—did you do the stain glass?

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#3 posted 202 days ago

Beautiful work, really nice.

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#4 posted 201 days ago

hydro, this is so nice that I’ve had to hide the pictures so my wife won”t see them. Thanks for sharing.

-- Don, North Carolina, " A sharp blade & a tuned saw= happiness"

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#5 posted 200 days ago

This is good stuff!

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#6 posted 199 days ago

I really like this one. The Stained glass is a nice look.

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