Cabinet build

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Blog series by Mikesawdust updated 12-19-2015 09:45 PM 3 parts 3420 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: getting it done slooowly

11-15-2015 07:23 PM by Mikesawdust | 1 comment »

This cabinet was a build I auctioned for charity in 2014, I still have a few steps to finish it (Weekend Hobbyist). The winner on the auction took several months to decide what he wanted (what his wife wanted), and I am doing my best to impress him with a product that she will like. The woods used are black walnut and chestnut with ebony plugs accenting. The project is a kitchen cabinet with wine rack. I went from a catalogue picture with notes and suggestions from me to a final design, t...

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Part 2: Hoping for a Christmas finish date

12-06-2015 08:52 PM by Mikesawdust | 1 comment »

I’ve gotten most of the major parts done. I just picked up the marble Saturday and added the support plywood to the top frame. The tolerance is way tighter than expected, I’m going to have to lay the marble face down and press it into the top upside down, it wont drop in from above without canting slightly and getting stuck. The wine rack was a challenge, I made the cross pieces from 1/2” ply and then added the outer frame. I had to cut the outer edges on the table saw t...

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Part 3: finishing it out

12-19-2015 09:45 PM by Mikesawdust | 2 comments »

sorry for jumping to the end but, the customer wanted it for Christmas, Ill post more pictures on the project site and add a link here

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