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Project by JayDee posted 07-23-2017 10:47 PM 1613 views 16 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cabinet where I wanted to show an inlayed design. The inlay is walnut, bubinga and mahogany with a maple background. Also, the suspended cabinet design was my first. The legs are made of Peruvian Walnut.

-- JayDee from Woodstock, GA

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#1 posted 07-23-2017 11:27 PM

That is one beautiful cabinet. The attention to detail is perfect. Great job.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#2 posted 07-24-2017 12:17 AM

This is a very delicate and gorgeous piece of heirloom.
Bravo, keep on making sawdust, you are good at it.

-- andrek

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#3 posted 07-24-2017 03:51 AM

beautiful piece, well proportioned, love your choice of book match for the doors and outstanding inlay. A+!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#4 posted 07-24-2017 07:12 AM

Wow, this is really nice. The inlay looks perfect, what process did you use?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#5 posted 07-24-2017 07:14 AM

Magnificant marquetry – first of all! Also other design elements are more than usual – the table top is quite interesting with those angled ends.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 07-24-2017 10:00 AM

Absolutely stunning!!

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#7 posted 07-24-2017 12:16 PM

Beautiful design and execution. Definitely one to be proud of. Congrats.

-- --Zach

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#8 posted 07-24-2017 12:38 PM

This project is very beautiful and so nicely done. It displays a lot of fine details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 07-24-2017 02:52 PM

A first class cabinet – well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 07-24-2017 06:59 PM

Gorgeous cabinet! Really like the flow of the oak leaf motif. Did you do that as Marquetry or inlay into solid wood?

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#11 posted 07-24-2017 07:04 PM

This beautiful both from a carpentry and artistic standpoint.

-- Rocco D, Vermont

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#12 posted 07-24-2017 07:26 PM

wow just a gorgeous cabinet,love your design and the inlay work is just beautifluly done.ive been wanting to do a cabinet in this style for some time now and this is giving me the inspiration to put it closer to the top of my to do list.thanks for sharing jay.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#13 posted 07-24-2017 07:54 PM

The pattern is inlayed into solid wood. Not sure the name of the process. I draw the design on tracing paper. I resaw the inlay wood to about 1/8” thick. Using carbon paper, I trace the shapes onto the inlay wood and then cut them out on a scroll saw. I then clean up the piece and spray adhesive on the underside, locate the piece on the background wood and stick it. I then scribe the outline of the piece onto the background wood. I remove the piece and use a 1/16” dia router bit to remove the wood to a depth that leaves the inlay piece proud of the surface by about .030”. I file a slight taper onto the inlay piece and clean up the cavity in the background wood. Once I get the piece to fit the cavity, I add glue and pound it in. It makes a good tight fit. I usually use a small block plane and scraper to flush the piece to the background wood.

-- JayDee from Woodstock, GA

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#14 posted 07-24-2017 08:07 PM

Beautiful design. Great craftsmanship.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#15 posted 07-24-2017 09:02 PM

JayDee, another fantastic design. Stop it, you’re killing me!!! :D The craftsmanship is outstanding as well.

-- Art

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