Reclaimed Wood 12 Drawer Cabinet

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Project by rustednail posted 04-11-2018 02:08 AM 1938 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Designed and built this cabinet for a lawyer customer. He needed very specific sizes for each drawer and the open shelving for his files. The total length is close to 8’ and about 36” tall. A majority of the project was built with genuine reclaimed barn wood. There was Oak plywood used for the interior portions. The top is solid 2” thick pine barn wood. The entire piece was sealed with a danish oil and a top coat of polyurethane.

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga,

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#1 posted 04-11-2018 02:33 AM

What a great cabinet well done love the color


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#2 posted 04-11-2018 02:49 AM

Great design and well done.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#3 posted 04-11-2018 02:01 PM

Nice looking cabinet. I like how the dark shelves on the side sections contrast with the light dividers of the middle section. It breaks up the flow nicely.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 04-11-2018 02:07 PM

That’s really nice. I really like the entire look.

-- Elroy

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#5 posted 04-11-2018 04:34 PM

Great looking cabinet! Love the look.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#6 posted 04-11-2018 08:49 PM

Thanks for all the great feed back. Means a lot coming from fellow woodworkers.

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga,

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#7 posted 04-12-2018 12:30 AM

that’s a beauty. Love the rustic but useful look. Makes me think old drug/hardware store.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#8 posted 04-12-2018 02:13 AM

I love reclaimed wood projects, you can never go wrong in this area

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 04-12-2018 03:04 AM

very nice cabinet. well done with material that most people would pass by.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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