Oak Buffet

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Project by VCF posted 02-06-2014 10:59 AM 1824 views 17 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the solid oak buffet I built from my wife for mothers day. She designed it herself. It features three doors, two full extension drawers, and adjustable shelves. I inlayed some walnut pieces on the top and on the legs for a little contrast. It is finished in Early American stain & poly. Rustic black hardware was used to match her taste.

You can view the timeline of this built at:


-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#1 posted 02-06-2014 12:44 PM

Well done to the designer and the builder

-- DonB

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#2 posted 02-06-2014 01:40 PM

That’s really nice.
Love the design and the execution.

Whenever I read “full extension drawers” I can hear Norm Abrams.
Does that happen to anyone else?

-- -Sam, in Wisconsin

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#3 posted 02-06-2014 01:45 PM

Very nice. I really like the Arts and Crafts style of furniture.


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#4 posted 02-06-2014 01:56 PM

Arts and Crafts style, is that what it is. I just call it “Heather’s” style. (my wife)

Thanks for the comments everyone.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture,

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#5 posted 02-06-2014 02:02 PM

Very well done! I love the hardware selection as well as the overall design!

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin

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#6 posted 02-06-2014 04:23 PM

Good design and great build.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-06-2014 05:13 PM

This is a beautiful piece. You’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 02-06-2014 06:32 PM

That is one beautiful piece! Love the craftsman style

-- Pat-Indianapolis

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#9 posted 02-06-2014 07:58 PM

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (

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#10 posted 02-06-2014 08:42 PM

nice job

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#11 posted 02-06-2014 09:27 PM

I gotta’ say I am not usually a fan of Oak, but this is really nice looking.
Great job all the way around!


-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#12 posted 02-06-2014 10:08 PM

Very nice buffet and a great addition to home. You do beautiful work, thanks for sharing.

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

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#13 posted 02-06-2014 10:48 PM

great looking buffet

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#14 posted 02-06-2014 11:47 PM

Great job, reminds me of the one in my grandparents’ house out in Kansas. Grandpa bought it when they were furnishing their new home in the 1920s, they had a matching dining table and chairs. Thanks for bringing back good memories.

-- Leafherder

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#15 posted 02-07-2014 12:33 AM

Gorgeous piece love the Craftsman style.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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