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Project by MC posted 09-16-2018 12:56 AM 1309 views 8 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The cabinet is walnut for all exterior parts and Maple for all interior. The design has over 200 Mortise and Tenon joints and 35 drawers. Finish is pure tung oil. It took me several moths to build.





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jbay

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#1 posted 09-16-2018 01:05 AM

Nice work MC
Beautiful cabinet!

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#2 posted 09-16-2018 01:35 AM

That cabinet is gorgeous. It looks like it came from a library from many years ago. That’s a lot of M&T and dovetail joinery!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#3 posted 09-16-2018 02:09 AM

Beautifully done!

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#4 posted 09-16-2018 02:43 AM

Fantastic job. Congrats on all those lovely dovetails.

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#5 posted 09-16-2018 03:09 AM

Super job. I like how you kept the drawer fronts in order to maintain the grain pattern.

-- Julian

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#6 posted 09-16-2018 05:12 AM

Exceptional work there, very orderly use of each board for a perfect looking grain flow, very nice.

Thanks for posting, it was a delight to look at.

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#7 posted 09-16-2018 11:07 AM

Amazing!

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#8 posted 09-16-2018 02:39 PM

Great grain flow and wood choices! I wish I could do something like that in a year 8^)

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#9 posted 09-16-2018 03:20 PM

this is amazing work – congrats!
was this a commission?

-- Greg Simon

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#10 posted 09-16-2018 03:47 PM

Great job I love all those dovetails.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 09-16-2018 03:48 PM

A beautiful cabinet, bravo on your craftsmanship. But as somebody who worked in a library twenty years ago when these were being replaced by computers I have to ask. Is this for use in an actual library or will it be used for another purpose?

Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#12 posted 09-16-2018 03:54 PM

Fantastic!

-- Petey

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#13 posted 09-16-2018 05:45 PM

You did a wonderful job on this library cabinet. It shows a lot of fine craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#14 posted 09-16-2018 06:17 PM

Very impressive work; beautiful cabinet!

-- Ron Stewart

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#15 posted 09-16-2018 09:38 PM

Great craftsmanship

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