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This is the cabinet finished. If I could do a few things over I would but I am happy with it. Happy it’s out of my tiny shop too!
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#1 posted 08-30-2008 11:25 AM
Thanks for the post
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#2 posted 08-30-2008 03:09 PM
looks like you did a fantastic job with the restoration, congratulations.
it’s an interesting design for the case, I wonder what the history of it is…
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#3 posted 08-30-2008 03:30 PM
Nice job! What did the tattoo person have to say about it?
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#4 posted 08-30-2008 03:34 PM
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#5 posted 08-30-2008 06:59 PM
very nice restoration.good job
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#6 posted 08-30-2008 08:20 PM
Great job! I am sure the owner was pleased. Thanks for posting.
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#7 posted 08-31-2008 06:13 PM
Beautiful restoration. The case has a unique design any idea on the cabinets original builder?? Did you get a tatt out of the deal?
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#8 posted 09-02-2008 01:32 PM
Darryl: the owner tells me it is an early 1900’s dental cabinet. It has a ton of interesting features. The swing-out on the left of the piece has individual trays that slide into each if the dadoes. The trays each perfectly hold 8 small metal syringes. The second drawer down in the center has two built in shelves with what look like egg holders cut into them. The tattooist says these were for holding various types of fillings. The whole thing locks down like Fort Knox too and it took me a long time to figure out how the mechanism works so I could get it working like it should. Neat piece.
Madbear: tat scheduled! huge beautiful backpiece from a true artist and a legend in his field!
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#9 posted 09-19-2008 06:14 PM
I admire your patience, on this fine restoration.
You did a great job, great craftsmanship.
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#10 posted 09-19-2008 07:42 PM
Very nice restoration job! The finish looks great!
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#11 posted 04-23-2009 02:28 AM
Beautiful restoration… when can we see the new tattoo?
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#12 posted 05-29-2009 07:05 AM
What a nice piece. Absolutely beautiful!
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#13 posted 05-29-2009 07:16 AM
Wonderful work Christopher it looks fantastic very well done
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#14 posted 06-14-2009 04:19 AM
Wow – very unique piece – Ya did a great job restoring it.. I am wonder how it was used, it looks like it was built with a spacific storage needs in mind.. Do you know the background of the piece?
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#15 posted 07-13-2009 11:40 PM
Just seen some of your work for the first time. You do a great job. I love that cabinet. Oh, and the poop house. Very funny.
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