LumberJocks

Krenov style cabinet

  • Advertise with us
Project by YouthfullMind posted 07-10-2020 01:39 AM 606 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this cabinet on the Krenov school website. It was titled “throughsie” and was designed by Kurt Gross. It always intrigued me how it was put together. I sat down on sketchup one day and tried to reverse engineer it. I attached a pic of my sketchup drawing showing how it is put together. It looks like a very simple construction, but is actually like a puzzle to put together.

1. Half blind dovetails on the top and bottom corners.
2. the shelves sit in stopped dados on the carcase sides
3. the sides connect with tenons that pass through the shelf
4. its primarily made out of red oak from a couple of old drawer fronts
5. door is white oak bookmatched
6. drawer sides are figured maple
7. Door handles are maple and made on the router table
8. finished with danish oil

I built it with no real purpose except to challenge my hand tool skills. The router plane was very helpful in this project. I plan on taking it to my office and use it to hold my tea cup and some tea bags in the drawers. It isn’t big enough for much else.





2 comments so far

View Andre's profile

Andre

3646 posts in 2616 days


#1 posted 07-10-2020 04:29 AM

Pretty nice, for a challenge, maybe a coopered door with knife hinges?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

View swirt's profile

swirt

5338 posts in 3782 days


#2 posted 07-12-2020 02:36 AM

Great work. I like it. Cool door knob.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com