Mesquite Buffet

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Project by jimfurnituremaker posted 01-21-2011 04:38 PM 2742 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this buffet using a flitch of mesquite planks; the top and all panels are book matched. The legs are maple with a black milk paint finish. This project took a while to complete but was very satisfying. An image of this buffet was published in the Lark #500 Cabinets” book.

-- Jim, North Carolina,

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#1 posted 01-21-2011 05:26 PM

Classy, clean-lined buffet.

Do you have any more pictures of this to share with us?

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-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#2 posted 01-21-2011 06:01 PM

Wow! and I thought your doors were wonderful.
That’s an amazingly beautiful buffet.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#3 posted 01-21-2011 06:10 PM

Beautiful buffet.

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#4 posted 01-21-2011 11:16 PM

Very nice design and beautiful wood.

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#5 posted 01-22-2011 01:02 AM

Beautiful. I really need to get a copy of that book! Thanks for showing us this one. Looking forward to more of your work.


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#6 posted 01-22-2011 01:13 AM

Beautiful buffet. I really like the Arts & Crafts look.

-- There are times when a mistake is remembered as your best work.

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#7 posted 01-22-2011 04:06 PM

Beautiful piece.

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