Computer armoire

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Project by MedicKen posted 12-03-2008 02:14 AM 2732 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My wife was looking at a computer armoire in a magazine and asked if I could make it. I did the best I could and for my first big project I must say I think I did OK. It is Oak plywood case with red oak trim on all the exposed edges and solid oak doors. Finish is all hand rubbed with 4 coats of a gel poly.

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their [email protected]

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#1 posted 12-03-2008 02:45 AM

I really like it. The finishing method you used gives it a very antique look.

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

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#2 posted 12-03-2008 02:49 AM

Very beautiful – does not look the first timer project.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 12-03-2008 04:01 AM

sure looks good to me. Do some more.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 12-03-2008 04:29 AM

You did a very good build and the finish makes it look like it has been preserved for many years. Beautiful.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#5 posted 12-03-2008 05:39 AM

Kind of looks like it came out of a church, certainly not the shop of a first timer! You’re a natural! Keep up the good work!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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#6 posted 12-03-2008 06:07 AM

Very nice and clean looking lines. The finish is great. How about some pictures of the inside? Maybe we can steal you design?


-- measure once, cut once, swear, start over

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#7 posted 09-10-2011 05:13 PM

Nice job, I have started my own and decided to have a look at what other Jocks had done.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#8 posted 09-10-2011 05:23 PM

Beautiful armoire.

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