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My first attempt at making a cabinet

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Project by Toolz posted 09-10-2008 09:03 PM 1470 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife Laura wanted a cabinet to fit behind the basement bar. Her requirements were that it had to be able to hold a microwave,and a coffee-pot and have some shelves. The shelf on the left sits on wooden cleats and is removable. I built a 3 step bottle shelf on the right. This was my first attempt at making a cabinet. I’m not proud of it but I did learn a lot. I used a couple of pieces of old walnut veneered plywood I found and edge banded the ply with walnut I thickness planed and ripped. Finish is Minwax dark walnut stain and wipe-on poly. I do apologize for the photos but basement fluorescent lights and my camera don’t seem to agree. Thanks for looking.
Larry

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"





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#1 posted 09-10-2008 09:07 PM

pretty nice!

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#2 posted 09-10-2008 09:53 PM

Looks very good to me!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 09-10-2008 10:58 PM

I like it, it looks like just what she asked for.

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#4 posted 09-11-2008 02:15 AM

Looks like a good first cabinet. The learning something is what helps, I am still trying to figure it out :)..

CtL

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