Wine Cabinet with checkered butcher block top

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Project by kev posted 02-18-2018 04:16 AM 2612 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a client a couple of years ago. Cabinet is made out of alder and Top is cherry, walnut

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#1 posted 02-18-2018 07:02 AM

One of the best kitchen islands I’ve ever seen. So massive. True profesional work. I like those wine bottle inserts, not to mention extraordinary top with very nice looking edges.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 02-18-2018 08:07 PM

Very well done. I’m sure the client was happy.

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#3 posted 02-18-2018 08:42 PM

Very Nice & Well Done Kev!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 02-18-2018 10:10 PM

Thank you for comments. It’s was a challenge building this, but worth all the challenge

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#5 posted 02-19-2018 01:33 AM

Beautiful. Makes me cringe to see all those chopped up vegetables on there, but I guess they regard it as giant chopping board!

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#6 posted 02-19-2018 01:45 AM

Really nice job on this wine cabinet. I love the butcher block top. That’s a great idea!

-- AJ

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#7 posted 02-19-2018 04:35 AM

That turned out beautifully!
The top really makes this piece unique!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#8 posted 02-21-2018 04:01 PM

How did you glue up the top? When I recently did a chess board out of maple and walnut, it was very time consuming in the milling portion to ensure each piece was the exact same width so that when I lined them all up and glued them it would be possible to flip every other piece and match evenly. Even then, there was some differences, but fortunately they were very small. So, I guess what I am asking is, did you mill one long piece of walnut, and one long piece of cherry, then glue them together and cut it down over and over to get the squares to match perfectly?

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