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Blog series by wdkits1 updated 06-22-2009 05:03 PM 2 parts 2404 reads 7 comments total

Part 1: The Mother Load

06-22-2009 05:15 AM by wdkits1 | 5 comments »

I have been commissioned by a former client to build all new shelving and cabinets in the master bedroom his and her walk-in closets. I have done a few smaller projects for them in the past consisting of three custom display pedestals and a small marble top table all done from Brazilian cherry with accent inlay work. I guess that they like my artistic style of woodworking so when they asked me to do the closets I figured that this would be a great opportunity to do something totally out of my...

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Part 2: Work Begins

06-22-2009 05:03 PM by wdkits1 | 2 comments »

The central part of each closet consists of a cabinet with shelves that are to be 7’tall x24” wide x16” deep. Because I will need to join boards together to get the 16” depth of the side panels I will use biscuits to help in the alignment and strength of the glue joint. After resizing and jointing the pieces to get the 16” width I set up the router table with a 3/16” slot cutting bit and added bed extensions to support the workpiece. By pushing the w...

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