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Project by bandit571 posted 10-14-2018 08:35 PM 802 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Boss wanted a cabinet she had seen at Odd Lots….$300…..Think “Flat Pack” sort of cabinet.

Rounded up a supply of Ash, and a supply of Pine. Doors are frame & Raised Panel. Top is 3/4” x 16” x 57”.

Stands about 41”

Was designed to hold an electric Fireplace insert. Finish is a Weathered Oak stain, then a coat of amber shellac, then a coat of Gloss Poly.

This is what she saw at Odd Lots…

My version might be a little better…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#1 posted 10-14-2018 09:41 PM

Absolutely Stunning!

Love It! Been waiting to see that insert in place. I am not disappointed.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Don Broussard

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#2 posted 10-15-2018 12:38 AM

Another fine piece from the Dungeon Workshop. I hope you are putting a maker’s mark and date on the pieces that you create, Bandit. I agree with Lew that it looks even nicer with the insert in place, and working hard to keep the chill out.

-- 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 10-15-2018 01:17 AM

Nice results… and sooooo much better than Oddlots.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 10-15-2018 02:43 AM

Nice job Bandit! Furniture without particle board, can’t get that at OddLots. Well done on the raised panels.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#5 posted 10-15-2018 04:51 AM

Good job Bandit. Looks like it belongs there. Makes the room feel warm just looking at that.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#6 posted 10-15-2018 12:39 PM

Good job sir. I am sure the wife is happy.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 10-15-2018 04:10 PM

Super cool cabinet.Very nice detailed work on it!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Mainiac Matt

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#8 posted 10-15-2018 04:58 PM

This one turned out very nice. One of your best yet.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#9 posted 10-16-2018 03:34 AM

Beee-u-te-ful, Bandit!

-- God bless, Candy

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