CREDENZA - prototype

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Project by majuvla posted 05-22-2019 06:06 AM 475 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was ordered to make prototype credenza…to analize design and it’s components, to see available and best suitable materials. Also, to see possibilities to make all parts on CNC maschine. All joints were screwed. It’s mainly made of firwood, upper back 10mm pine playwood, bottom back 10mm chipboard, drawer bottoms 3mm MDF. Upper doors were made from one piece, with jigsaw (there was no need to make them as they should be made, by glueing parts). Ofcourse, there are no glass and finish on that credenza, since it is just prototype. Dimensions 110×180 (25cm upper part, 35cm bottom part).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 05-22-2019 07:02 AM

That’s a good looking credenza Ivan. What will you end up doing with the prototype? Surely someone will want that even if it’s not made with exotic hardwood.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#2 posted 05-22-2019 07:02 AM

Very nicely done Ivan.
I hope someone can keep it after you’ve dual the calculations.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#3 posted 05-22-2019 09:01 AM

Fine work on that on.
Did you CNC the parts?
Yes it’s almost a shame, but if it becomes many after, it is fine. As an architect I’m used to making models / prototypes, that will be trashed, but be the way to see details and problems.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 05-22-2019 10:04 AM

Very Nice Ivan, Mate if that,s the prototype then I,m sure the real thing will be outstanding.
Very very nice.

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#5 posted 05-22-2019 12:18 PM

Nice work on the credenza, Ivan. Soon there may be 100’s of you design being made!\

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 05-22-2019 12:34 PM

Looks great Ivan. Those drawer fronts look perfectly lined up, are they false fronts or were you measurements just that good?

Never thought.if using CNC to carve door fronts, makes sense especially if they will be painted. Love the arcs on the doors, that really adds an aesthetic appeal to it

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#7 posted 05-22-2019 12:40 PM

The prototype looks to be a success. Nice design and it should be a winner. Maybe you get to keep the proyotype for all your work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 05-22-2019 01:10 PM

Fantastic prototype, Ivan. I like doing prototypes also. Keep us posted about the real/final build.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#9 posted 05-22-2019 01:42 PM

Good lookin,....Prototype!

-- Doug...

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#10 posted 05-22-2019 02:29 PM

nice design and well made.great job my friend.

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

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#11 posted 05-22-2019 05:25 PM

That’s really a fine looking piece of work!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#12 posted 05-22-2019 05:34 PM

Great job on this prototype Ivan, it looks like a nicely finished project to me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 05-22-2019 07:26 PM

Well done , very nice.

-- Bud Baker , Ojibwa, WI.

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#14 posted 05-22-2019 07:38 PM

I like it very good design and build.

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#15 posted 05-22-2019 10:08 PM

Ivan that is awesome. A Pine prototype, does that mean I have to call you Norm now :-)

Nice work. That is some fine looking firewood.

-- Think safe, be safe

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