Custom Black Walnut Built-in

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Project by Ncolarusso posted 06-04-2016 12:19 AM 1916 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a challenging built-in that I created for a client in NH. All in all this was a fun project that made great use of the festool Domino. This was the first project that I utilized a 45 degree inset drawer. Let me know if you guys have any questions. . . . and as always, happy building!

-- Nick, Concord New Hampshire

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#1 posted 06-04-2016 12:46 AM

The is truly beautiful. The lighting is really something amazing.

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#2 posted 06-04-2016 01:01 AM

Thanks BurlyBob! I can thank my electrician for all of the lighting. I brought him in early on in the project and we planned out where all of the lighting was going to hide and how it was going to work. All of the lighting is controlled on a dimmer and we used 1/2” strip LED lighting throughout. The one idea that he had that I will carry on to other pieces, is adhering and backlighting the TV. With the TV on you don’t get any interfering light.

-- Nick, Concord New Hampshire

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#3 posted 06-04-2016 01:03 AM

That is a beautiful built-in cabinet! I love the look of the walnut, and that back lighting is really something!

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#4 posted 06-04-2016 04:24 AM

nick you rocked this bro,first you got me with the walnut which i love,second the craftsmanship is on the spot,and the lighting which i always tell people makes or breaks a design is spot on also,i gotta give you 5 stars on this one my man,killler job.

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#5 posted 06-04-2016 01:16 PM

looks great

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#6 posted 06-04-2016 02:07 PM

That looks like a master piece to me!

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#7 posted 06-06-2016 12:34 PM

Awesome rich lookiing work! The lighting is a huge plus!

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#8 posted 06-08-2016 07:40 PM

lighting is awesome for that.

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#9 posted 08-22-2016 10:55 PM

nice work, favorite is the backlighting!

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