wabi sabi cabinet

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Project by Andre posted 02-04-2014 05:37 PM 3307 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a little project just completed at Inside Passage, it is made from poplar and the drawer has an maple front and cedar panel bottom. No sandpaper was used! The hand planes used we had to built first.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#1 posted 02-04-2014 11:34 PM

wabi sabi…isn’t that what Tonto called the Lone Ranger?
Nice box…

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#2 posted 02-05-2014 12:49 AM


Noooo Kimo Sabi! Have you seen the new lone ranger movie with Johnny Depp?

Nice piece. Old meets new. It’s what the Japanese call Wabi Sabi.

Used in the building of the tea house and the utensils for tea ceremony!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 02-05-2014 02:23 AM

very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#4 posted 02-05-2014 05:33 AM

Very Nice Work! Just in case you want them …...




-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#5 posted 02-05-2014 12:30 PM

Beautiful work! A fiery woodworker with the speed of light, a cloud of saw-dust and a hearty “Hi-yo Silver”

-- David, Norwood Mass, [email protected]

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#6 posted 02-05-2014 03:01 PM

It’s nice and clean. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 02-05-2014 03:52 PM

I’d heard the term wabi-sabi before, but had to refresh my memory. Interesting summary on Wikipedia. Turns out it’s one of those things that I kind of already do, but there happens to be a foreign word for it.

Nice work on the cabinet.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#8 posted 02-05-2014 03:59 PM

No matter what it’s name, it’s a truly beautiful piece.

-- 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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#9 posted 02-05-2014 04:06 PM

I like it,it’s clean and upright ,nice build. Thanks for the definition Tom.


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#10 posted 02-10-2014 02:54 PM

Wonderful little cabinet! Like the look of the wood, clean lines and the well made joints. Great work!

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#11 posted 03-07-2016 05:06 PM

A little late in commenting, but very nicely done!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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