Apothecary Cabinet..

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Blog series by degoose updated 08-03-2011 10:51 PM 5 parts 25308 reads 92 comments total

Part 1: Where have I been?

08-04-2010 11:07 PM by degoose | 33 comments »

Well I have been busy with a new project that was commissioned a few years ago… I have been putting it off because of the sheer immensity of the project…even though it is small in size the amount of production work is daunting… The new project is a 35 drawer Apothecary Cabinet... I am thinking that the main carcass will be New Guinea Rosewood.. as will the drawer fronts…. the sides and backs of the drawers will be Hoop Pine.... To give you and idea I have taken...

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Part 2: I was distracted.

08-06-2010 11:17 AM by degoose | 13 comments »

I started to route the grooves in all 140 parts of the drawers for the Apothecary Cabinet….. I did manage to get 12 drawers done 48 pieces in all….. then I got distracted… or sidetracked…I did manage to finish the teasers… but will post tomorrow… Here is a pic of the Router table… I made this a few years ago… and the stops on the fence.. This helps to make the stopped grooves..I know this is a little difficult to see but the side pieces do no...

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Part 3: Finished the drawers?

02-07-2011 11:35 PM by degoose | 18 comments »

I know that the cabinet is taking a while… but hey…. finally got all the finger jointed drawers glued up… all 35 of them…Now to sand all the excess on the fingers…and once they are all done… on to making the carcass to hold all the drawers… I am thinking Camphor Laurel… what do you think? I hope you noticed the grain runs across all 5 drawer fronts..

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Part 4: Remember the cabinet??

08-02-2011 11:44 AM by degoose | 9 comments »

While I was being industrious over the weekend… got around to sanding the finger joints of a few of the drawers on the Apothecary Cabinet…Lots of fun… Actually had to sand all six sides of each drawer… got 8 done so far and a few from a while ago… just over 20 to go… yahoo… I think that they will look fabulous… hope I get them finished this year LOL

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Part 5: Finally, the drawers are finished.

08-03-2011 10:51 PM by degoose | 20 comments »

I was galvanised to make the most of the day… hence the sanding of drawers… I did this in between glueing up blanks for the Sushi Board Series….entertaining visitors to the workshop….and enjoying some inspiration… after the job was done of course… So over a period of a few hours, I completed the sanding of the Drawers for the Apothecary Cabinet… which has been dragging its heels….now all I have make is the Carcass in which the drawers will...

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