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Project by TDominy posted 07-16-2017 12:29 AM 2758 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cabinet as a gift for my Nephew and his wife. They got married last summer, but I was on travel for almost all of last year and I am redoing some bathrooms at the same time. I made something that is not to big as they live in a small apartment in Brooklyn. These are my first hand done dovetails, first knife hinges and first bread board top. It is all cherry.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.





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AJ1104

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#1 posted 07-16-2017 01:18 AM

This is a really nice cabinet. You did a great job on the dovetails and the breadboard ends.

-- AJ

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#2 posted 07-16-2017 02:25 AM

Lots of first,all great. Super looking cabinet.

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Ivan

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#3 posted 07-16-2017 09:33 AM

Incredible craftmanship! So many magnificant woodworking elements on one project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 07-16-2017 12:28 PM

That is gorgeous!! One of the best looking pieces that I’ve seen, the legs really set it off.

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#5 posted 07-16-2017 01:21 PM

This is a beautiful piece and is so nicely done. It displays a lot of nice craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 07-16-2017 02:49 PM

I’m doing my first knife hinges for a project right now, a bit of a challenge, but the first is the hardest.
Your use of the wood tones really adds a touch of class, well done!

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Rwolinski

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#7 posted 07-16-2017 02:50 PM

Very nice project I like the design and the craftsmanship. Well Done

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#8 posted 07-16-2017 04:41 PM

Great looking cabinet. You have created a family heirloom. Nice job.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns

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TDominy

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#9 posted 07-16-2017 10:02 PM



I m doing my first knife hinges for a project right now, a bit of a challenge, but the first is the hardest.
Your use of the wood tones really adds a touch of class, well done!

- splintergroup

Thanks for all of the nice comments.

As for the knife hinges it was quite the journey. I got he hinges at the local Rockler store. They are not inexpensive. I was going to make a jig to route for the hinges but I found one available from the hinge manufacturer (Brusso) also not inexpensive. I found that I needed a different set of bushing guides so I got them from Amazon. The one I needed was to long, so I turned them to the need length on my machine lathe. It worked great but will get the clear base for the next time so I can see what I am doing next time.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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builtinbkyn

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#10 posted 07-16-2017 10:47 PM

As has been said, beautiful! Nice lines and detail. The black handle hardware really sets it off too. Nice work.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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richardchaos

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#11 posted 07-17-2017 12:06 AM

I was so late for a MARRIAGE gift years ago they were already working on the DIVORCE!

-- β€œIn a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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BenjaminNY

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#12 posted 07-17-2017 12:45 PM

Came out really nice. Is that based on Scott Gibson’s design?

http://www.finewoodworking.com/2001/12/01/an-everyday-cabinet

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TDominy

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#13 posted 07-17-2017 01:05 PM



Came out really nice. Is that based on Scott Gibson s design?

http://www.finewoodworking.com/2001/12/01/an-everyday-cabinet

- BenjaminNY

Yes it is.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#14 posted 04-18-2018 07:03 PM

Whoa, love the design and the wood choice, so kewl

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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