Karelian Birch and Cherry Buffet

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Project by mgustafson posted 03-07-2014 03:05 AM 1799 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Buffet with display case, made from Cherry and Karelian Birch. Bowfront glass and drawers with Black Limba cabinet interior. Aluminum accents and interior lighting. 7’ long X 23” deep X 85” tall


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#1 posted 03-07-2014 03:28 AM

Not as exciting as some of your previous projects but well executed and nice lines.

I’m guessing it’s for a customer?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 03-07-2014 03:59 AM

JUST BEAUTIFULL WORK, as usual. I think I would probably separate the two pieces myself…...;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#3 posted 03-07-2014 04:03 AM

Oh WOW just love the Wood just spectacular..

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#4 posted 03-07-2014 04:44 AM

Hey DocSavage45,
Yes, all of my work is on a commission basis.
This particular piece is all about the lines and overall quietness, both in the design and material. The design is clean and fairly simple (at first look) but I will say that this was one of the most difficult projects I have ever built. Asymmetrical drawers, bow front glass doors, unruly birch burl veneer… this piece was technically challenging on many levels.
I will also say that this project is one that I like the most on a personal level.

Thanks for looking!


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#5 posted 03-07-2014 05:28 AM

I will most likely not get to a glass case like this and there are more pieces. I really like the music chest it stands out when I think about your work.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 03-07-2014 07:15 AM

Very nice piece, it looks like it took awhile to do, and could have it’s difficulties. Well done.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#7 posted 03-07-2014 11:09 AM

What a beautiful buffet and very nice design and the Cherry and Karelian Birch is very pretty, they go together well. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 03-09-2014 12:38 AM

Mike, this is a very peaceful design and obviously a challenging build indeed. Congratulations. I like it very much.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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#9 posted 03-09-2014 05:31 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed & Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.


-- Your Assertiveness Training Is Beginning To Interfere With My Anger Management!

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#10 posted 03-13-2014 02:25 PM

Wow! Excellent work on those fine pieces. Attractive woods and awesome design. Marvelous in every side and angle.

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