Shaker Cherry Corner Cabinet

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Project by DAStubbs posted 03-23-2014 04:09 AM 3787 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been awhile since the last posting, but several of you, were asking about the corner cabinet in my last project photos. I’ve loaded a few pictures of the Shaker corner cabinet made of solid figured cherry. The flat door panels are also made of solid cherry and were done with inverted raised panels. I love the knob/ catch design on the doors and find a use for it every time I can. You simply rotate the outside knob which turns the interior stay that is secured by a brass pin. The cabinet comes apart in two pieces making delivery and transportation easier. The General Finishes’ Waterbourne Satin Pre-Catalyzed Urethane finish on the cabinet is one I’ve used many times with good results every time.

-- Preserving the past for tomorrow.

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#1 posted 03-23-2014 08:17 AM

Very nice workmanship, beautiful!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 03-23-2014 10:29 AM

Very nice corner cabinet, beautiful wood and very nicely made…excellent craftsmanship. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 03-23-2014 11:33 AM

That is gorgeous, very beautiful piece of furniture very well done, the cherry wood almost speaks to you and it says wowww!!!
Thank you for showing us.

-- andrek

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#4 posted 03-23-2014 11:51 AM

Very Nice cabinet, love the Cherry, raised panel on the inside of the door, very good work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 03-23-2014 12:15 PM

Beautiful work.

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#6 posted 03-23-2014 12:29 PM

Beautiful work. Very nice project.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 03-23-2014 02:13 PM

nice lokking cabnet

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#8 posted 03-23-2014 02:17 PM

This is a beautiful piece and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 03-23-2014 04:13 PM

Very nice! just my style and that Cherry is gorgeous.

-- Scott Barringer, Sacramento, CA

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#10 posted 03-23-2014 07:07 PM

I’ve never made anything with cherry, but that piece makes me want to. Really nice job.

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#11 posted 03-23-2014 10:22 PM

Very nice.

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#12 posted 03-23-2014 11:48 PM

Absolutely beautiful. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#13 posted 03-24-2014 12:17 AM

Beautiful, great craftsmanship, one amazing project. You can’t go wrong with Shaker, or cherry. How did you create the cove molding?, table saw?, router?, or hand planes? Like you, I like that door latch, works great, easy to make, and very authentic.
Thanks for showing.

-- "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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#14 posted 03-24-2014 02:50 AM

Thanks for all of the positive feedback.

Oldtool—The cove crown was roughed out on the table saw and finished with the largest hollow plane I had, plus the requisite sanding to smooth it out for finishing. I suppose you could make the cove with a router table but the cove diameter would require a bit so large it would need a shaper sized motor to turn it. The table saw is a great way to get short runs of cove moulding.

-- Preserving the past for tomorrow.

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Jonathan Laroche

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#15 posted 03-25-2014 04:48 PM

Awesome work, very beautiful piece.
I am currently making a piece that is very similar to this. I was wondering how you went about attaching the face frame to the side frame which is ofcourse angled. Would you by any chance have any pics of your build process. I am looking for ideas on how to go about it.

Thanks alot and once again, great work.

-- Jonathan

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