Curio Cabinet

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Project by TribalCustomz posted 10-18-2013 11:42 PM 1648 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a very fun project for me. It started out doing etched glass work for cabinets in customers bar area with an open closet space. Customer debated about putting bi-fold doors but felt it was too tacky for the area that they had created. I suggested building a cabinet to fit in the space with matching etched glass, light inside shining down over glass shelves and to keep the wine theme could carve the border with grapes and vines. They where thrilled at the idea and very satisfied with the end result. I used birch ply for the shell. The whole front is maple. I carved the border pieces with my craftsman carvewright. Stain matching was a little challenging but I was happy with the result.

-- Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can ~ Arthur Ashe

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#1 posted 10-19-2013 12:24 AM

Nice work, I like the maple. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 02:45 AM

Really nice work sir

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 10-19-2013 05:14 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 10-19-2013 11:14 AM

Excellent build, very well designed and executed. Perfect for the space, great work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 10-19-2013 04:16 PM

You did a wonderful job on these cabinets.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 10-22-2013 12:50 PM

Amazing post, really looking Very nice ,Thank You…..

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#7 posted 10-23-2013 04:17 PM

Those cabinets look amazing. Gorgeous wood and beautiful design, no wonder the client was satisfied. Great job!

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#8 posted 10-25-2013 04:27 PM

Awesome job. Hope you share it on the CarveWright Forum, too.

-- Connie Ratisseau - Sales & Marketing for the CarveWright System & STL Slicer

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