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Cabinet inspired by Garrett Hack

comments (2) May 3rd, 2013 in Reader's Gallery

cbrock85 cbrock85, member
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I first came across Garrett Hack's work when I joined a couple of years ago. His small hand plane tool cabinet was something I had always wanted to build. So when my beautiful wife Valerie came to me requesting a small cabinet made out of mahogany, I immediately thought of Garrett Hack's tool cabinet.  So here it is.  Love the design and I can say there is a lot to be learned from building this project. 

If I built this project again for my wife. I would extend the overall length and space the doors apart to fit my wife's decorations. In addition I would consider replacing the solid wood pannel with a glass panel. 


Case/rail and stiles/molding - Mahogany

Panel - Birdseye maple

Back and shelves - Curly maple

Banding - Ebony and Holly

Door pull - Ebony

Hinge - Antique brass


Thanks Garrett!!! My wife loves it. 

Design or Plan used: Build a small tool cabinet

posted in: Reader's Gallery, cabinet, dovetails, maple, mahogany, frame and panel, shellac, ebony, beading, brass, tool-cabinet, Hack, holly, garrett, cole, brockman

Comments (2)

cbrock85 cbrock85 writes: Appreciate it. I just used Shellac and it is two peaces of Birdseye maple from the same board.
Posted: 5:43 pm on February 6th

BBMD BBMD writes: Excellent work. What was your finish? Was your door panel one solid piece?
Posted: 9:15 am on January 21st

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