I was unable to find the pic when I went to post however it kind of pales next to the design hubby came up with! Above- the main cabinet assembled with fir plywood shelves, sides, top and bottom. The face frame is pine and so are the legs which were turned on the lathe.
Above, the bottom molding turned on the lathe and cut in half. Routered trim piece made and installed above rounded piece. Crown molding was installed and small trim routered and placed below crown molding. First primer coat. In case your wondering, I don't speak shop so hubby coached me here! ( I am learning the lingo, well kind of)
Above. The doors are complete! He simulated wainscoting panels by routering grooves in 1/4" plywood. The cabinet was painted a light brown for the crackle base coat. The doors and shelves were primed.
TaDa!!!! The finished view still inside the shop. This baby is a big one measuring 93" tall, or just under 8 feet and 4 ft wide. I am thrilled and I can't wait to get it home. There is only one place this will fit and it's going to be exciting. All together there are 7 coats of finish on this piece.
An inside view (now look at all that gorgeous storage space)
A closer view of the doors with the crackle finish. The crackle finish is quite the process and labor intensive.
And another view.
Not to test the storage. It only takes a short time and I have it partially filled. Well maybe a little more than partially hehe.
The Grand Finale! I think my hubby did a fabulous job! Now, if you read this blog you will know that he is a Building Construction and Woodworking teacher at our local high school. This is his passion and he does it for a living. I am one lucky recipient of some wonderful pieces of furniture. Thank- you Dan (hubby) for all your hard work! And thank-you all for sharing this post with me, Cindy