Standalone cabinet

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Project by ronstar posted 02-23-2014 11:17 PM 1960 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

standalone cabinet made from Cherry and Cherry mdf plywood, 3 coats of Minwax wipe on poly and Briwax natural wax

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#1 posted 02-24-2014 02:45 AM

very neat looking cabinet.

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#2 posted 02-25-2014 12:25 AM

Thanks Ryan – It was a fun project. Just wish the shop would stay warmer during the winter

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#3 posted 02-26-2014 03:31 PM

Looks cool. You use mortise and tenons?

-- Pat-Indianapolis

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#4 posted 02-27-2014 03:23 PM

FishMan – I used loose tenons on the door stiles/rails, but used splines on the back and sides. The splines were made of the same mdf plywood as the panels. That way I could cut the dado straight through on the stiles and rails. You can see the splines if you zoom in on this photo. Splines are about 1”x2”. Found this trick on an old timer’s you tube video, but I can’t find the link now

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#5 posted 02-27-2014 03:24 PM

It’s nice, simple, and clean. Well done!

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 03-03-2014 03:06 PM

Awesome cabinet, solid and beautiful. Love the gorgeous Cherry and those well made joints. Excellent job!

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