Monthly Archives: April 2014

In the House — Diane is Happy!! (me too)

  It seems as if this project has taken a long time but I was never in a huge rush to complete it, rather; I wanted to enjoy the process and learn as much as I possibly could from it. … Continue reading

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So Close I Can Almost Taste It!!

You wouldn’t believe how happy I am to be at this stage.  The top is completely roughed out and now that I see it laying on the rest of the cabinet my vision and sketches have come to life — great! … Continue reading

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Psst, wanna see a topless cabinet?

The excitement continues as the cabinet is really starting to take shape and I must admit I’m very pleased with the outcome.  This has been quite a challenge and I continue to learn from this project.  To me, the motivation … Continue reading

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Hardware = Jewelry for the Cabinet

A few posts ago (here’s a LINK), I allowed myself to get off track and worked on what I thought would be a good pull for this project.  Well, the pull was good but just didn’t fit into the over-all … Continue reading

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Fitting Drawers and Such

In my last post you noticed I took a break from the cabinet and played around with carving an egg!  That was a fun break but I knew the drawers weren’t going to assemble and install themselves so that is … Continue reading

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Not Quite Easter but here’s my Egg!

So, pretty sure you can tell which is mine and which is China’s finest! A new woodworking group has started that will meet the fourth Saturday of every month at Woodworkers Emporium here in Las Vegas.  It’s the same place where … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned —- Drawer Woes!

I’m willing to bet that I’m not the only woodworker that re-saws 6/4 or 5/4  stock to get materials for making 1/2″ thick drawer sides —- am I right?  I’ve done it in the past and had good results but … Continue reading

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