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Walnut and Ash Whiskey Cabinet

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Project by MillerWoodcraft posted 09-22-2019 09:57 AM 1307 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second cabinet build. This time, I wanted to make a whiskey cabinet worthy of housing the finest spirits. I had a piece of ash crotch that had been sitting in my shop for over a year, and was mostly quartersawn. The inspiration hit me to use it for a solid panel book-matched door, and the rest is history. This cabinet is my first build using my own design.

I hit an upload limit at 5mb, but there are more photos in the gallery on my website if you’d like to check those out.

Thanks for looking guys! Now, back to making sawdust…

-- Mike Miller, https://www.millerwoodcraft.net/





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Peteybadboy

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#1 posted 09-22-2019 10:25 AM

Love it. Good to see original design on LJ, nice job

-- Petey

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#2 posted 09-22-2019 01:19 PM

Really great bookmatch there, really stands out against the darker wood surround.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: The Big Bang: Nothing - exploded into Everything. Thanks to Nothing.

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Ivan

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#3 posted 09-22-2019 02:19 PM

Cool design…That door wood is just amamizing!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MrWolfe

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#4 posted 09-22-2019 04:30 PM

Beautiful work and beautiful wood selection.
That is a great cabinet.
Jon

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 09-22-2019 05:55 PM

Wow! I could pull up a chair and just stare at this all day! Amazing crotch! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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therealSteveN

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#6 posted 09-22-2019 06:38 PM

Ok, so you can pick wood slices with the best of them, design with the best of them, and execute with the best of them. So are you thinking you’re gonna be any good at this woodworking thing?

Nice cabinet. All that is missing is a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle, and a couple of shot glasses to finish that off.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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swirt

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#7 posted 09-23-2019 02:13 AM

That door is simply amazing. You built a nice cabinet around it too.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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MillerWoodcraft

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#8 posted 09-23-2019 04:50 PM

Thank you all so much for your kind words! and SteveN, you’ve always got something nice to say! I might keep going, been considering getting into designing wood items… Still tip-toe-ing (?) around that rabbit hole…. who knows…

Thanks again guys! This is a great community

-- Mike Miller, https://www.millerwoodcraft.net/

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woodworkfkdn

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#9 posted 10-03-2019 08:28 PM

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