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Project by Bigdogs117 posted 09-26-2014 06:03 PM 3009 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are two hickory display cabinets I built for a client. The size for each is 26” x 12” x 60” with tapered legs. The finish has 8 coats of wipe on poly. They have 3 adjustable shelves in each.

Thanks for looking


-- Rusty

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#1 posted 09-26-2014 06:07 PM

They look amazing, great job on the build.

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#2 posted 09-26-2014 06:38 PM

Great Job! Hickory is one of my favorite woods to work with! I LOVE the smell of it! The door gaps look perfect and I like the small taper at the bottom of the legs.
Very Nice work indeed. I also like the way that the color of the door runs into the color of the frame at the top right.. Very pleasent to look at !

-- TMF

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#3 posted 09-27-2014 12:14 AM

Good job! I like the proportions and the taper on the legs.

-- AJ

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#4 posted 09-27-2014 01:08 AM

Are the plywood mix of colors typical or did you have to hand-select the plywood sheets? I’m considering hickory for a kitchen but not sure what a lumber yard or hardwood supplier would have locally, or even what they’d call the grade. What letter/number grades would you order? I’m considering brown maple or unsorted maple too. I don’t know if I’d be able to choose through what they have or not.

-- So economically handicapped I'm strictly on a strict budget...

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#5 posted 09-27-2014 02:05 AM

I appreciate how you “went with the chaos” and allowed the natural grain pattern of the hickory to define the project. Nice looking build.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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#6 posted 09-27-2014 07:06 AM

Looks beautiful. Well done


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#7 posted 09-27-2014 04:30 PM

Those look great. Love the Hickory. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 09-30-2014 09:12 PM

matermark, The plywood is grade two I believe. I special ordered it through Menards. We are fortunate can get hickory at our saw mills here in central Ohio. It is my favorite wood. I know a few people who made their kitchens out of it and they look awesome.


-- Rusty

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