Walnut Corner Cupboard

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Project by Dexter1 posted 02-04-2014 04:02 AM 706 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was a class project that I took at Lonnie Bird’s several years ago. As with all his classes, I always learn something that I would have never accomplished without his instruction. The overall case construction wasn’t difficult but the joinery was new to me as was the clamping procedure for angled joints. The true divided light door was a chore. The margin of error was “ZERO” PERIOD. This was also my first try at tombstone doors. The piece is walnut with water based dye, orange shellac and hand rubbed oil finish and Renaissance wax.

-- Rex, Bellefonte, PA

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#1 posted 02-04-2014 12:33 PM

Sweet cabinet, great craftsmanship. Looks like you learned a lot from trips to Colonial Williamsburg, very authentic period style details. Welcome to LJs.
PS: nice touch with the antique glass panels.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 02-04-2014 12:49 PM


I’m planning to do one, too.

-- Jim Maher, Illinois

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#3 posted 02-04-2014 06:09 PM


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