LumberJocks

Donation to Methodist Home For Children

  • Advertise with us
Project by Matthew T. Smith posted 02-16-2014 08:37 PM 1323 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In January Woodleaf Studios donated this wall cabinet to The Methodist Home for Children’s annual fundraiser in Raleigh, NC . It is the second year that we have donated a piece to this great cause. The cabinet face is comprised of maple burl from the stump of a tree. The visible pattern is achieved by spreading the 1/4 inch slices of maple apart like a deck of cards. The cabinet is banded with walnut and has several adjustable shelves on the interior. We actually have a similar cabinet in our kitchen that I designed and built of walnut and maple. We use it to store all our supplements and cold remedies etc.. It is functional art. The last picture is the wall cabinet in our home.

-- Matthew, North Carolina, www.woodleafstudios.com





3 comments so far

View thesoninlaw's profile

thesoninlaw

97 posts in 1250 days


#1 posted 02-16-2014 10:11 PM

Nice bit of eye candy! Favorited!
Dave

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11362 posts in 1641 days


#2 posted 02-21-2014 04:23 PM

Gorgeous cabinet! The maple burl looks amazing and like how you arranged the slices which created a stunning pattern. Excellent job and for a worthy cause.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

23179 posts in 2332 days


#3 posted 02-21-2014 04:43 PM

It’s beautiful and makes a wonderful conversation piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com