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Music Cabinet

comments (2) August 8th, 2011 in Reader's Gallery

Steve375 Steve375, member
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This commission was made to match a newer piano utilizing certain elements of an old piano that had been in the clients family for almost 100 years.    This cabinet is solid walnut with hard maple drawers. The face inlays are bloodwood and ivory with ebony knobs. The side inlays are ebonized walnut and are  set proud of the surface. Finish is a wiping stain with a catalized lacquer topcoat followed by a coat of paste wax.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, cabinet, chest of drawers, musical instrument

Comments (2)

4545 4545 writes: A pleasing piece, especially in the context of its story. There's an satisfying interaction of the formality of the perfect sizing of the drawers, the repetition of forms from top to bottom and then the freedom of the figure and gentle color variation of the wood. It's probably because of the music connection, but it makes me think of Brahms.
Posted: 8:50 pm on August 9th

OmarAngelPerez OmarAngelPerez writes: Very nice. Beautiful inlays on the sides.
Posted: 10:34 pm on August 8th

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