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Project by Randy Moseley posted 02-01-2014 02:00 AM 1051 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hutch is based on the one featured in the December/January issue of Wood Magazine. I made a few changes. The hutch is red oak. The shelf inside is adjustable. The hardware is the same as in the magazine except for the door faux hinge extensions, which I made out of walnut and stained them ebony to make them black and match the other hardware. (The magazine had these made of metal). I also made the both tops out of oak plywood with solid wood rails rather than edge glued boards to prevent warping over time. The carcass box is made of good quality sanded pine plywood. The top gallery is different from the magazine article in that I used stained glass end panels as opposed to ceramic tiles, with the mirror in the middle. The stained glass boxes have LED under counter type “puck lights”, there is a switch on the back of the hutch gallery, and as seen in the second picture, the lights shine through the stained glass for an extra splash of color. The finish is sanding sealer and lacquer, two coats each, sprayed. This is being donated to be raffled to a local nursing home’s Alzheimer’s unit for their annual activity fund raiser.

-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois





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Roger

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#1 posted 02-01-2014 02:06 AM

Super nice build.

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

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triviasteve

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#2 posted 02-01-2014 04:24 AM

that is a really beautiful piece! stained glass and LED really adds a lot to that. Great job!

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 02-01-2014 10:58 AM

Beautiful looking hutch Randy, well built and finished and those hinges look great…well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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schroeder

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#4 posted 02-01-2014 01:13 PM

Wonderful job! – Looks great and for a worthy cause, Well done!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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david38

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#5 posted 02-01-2014 02:42 PM

looks great

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Richforever

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#6 posted 02-01-2014 09:27 PM

Nice project! Your details really improved it.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#7 posted 02-02-2014 03:20 AM

The project came out great. It sounds like a good cause too, so kudos to you.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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dnick

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#8 posted 02-03-2014 04:25 AM

A really nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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natrous

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#9 posted 02-03-2014 06:29 PM

Awesome job! The back-lit glass was a great idea.

-- I do not like work even when someone else does it. - Mark Twain

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