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Project by kerjac posted 12-02-2015 01:05 AM 2170 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The top of this cabinet was refinished and the bottom was built from scratch.I used varathane light walnut stain.The top had set in a barn for 35yrs and had 13 coats of paint on it.





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 12-02-2015 01:18 AM

What a fantastic piece. You really did a great job and you matched the color perfectly.

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#2 posted 12-02-2015 01:59 AM

We have an old antique Kitchen Hoosier that is very similar made with Oak that I haven’t restored yet. It has the original flour bin and sifter in it, the steel pull out porcelained counter top, and the frosted glass pattern is identical to yours. Nice job of matching the new to old.

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#3 posted 12-02-2015 03:36 AM

Nice save.
Well done….........

Greg

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#4 posted 12-02-2015 08:59 AM

Awesome old rustic looking cabinet. I like those metal hinges and locks.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 12-02-2015 12:00 PM

Nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 12-02-2015 02:23 PM

looks great

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htl

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#7 posted 12-02-2015 02:57 PM

Nice save!
I love this style cabinet.

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#8 posted 12-02-2015 11:27 PM

Well done. Great match up. I have base of Hoosier cabinet I am using as a work bench. Should attempt to make the top. But then I would need to make a work bench. We have an original Hoosier cabinet we’ve been using as furniture for the last 40 years. They are very functional.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#9 posted 06-07-2017 01:16 PM

Oh wow, I clicked thinking “That’s a post about refinishing an piece right?” Then to see not only was the bottom built from scratch, but built to match the top! Awesome job.

-- Ted

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#10 posted 06-07-2017 01:22 PM

WOW ….no doubt a very lovely family heirloom that will be handed down….. more pictures would have made it better …LOL GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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