Friday, September 24, 2010

mission cabinet



I am working on a mission style cabinet and a variation in walnut. Gustav Stickley should come to mind as it is made of white oak with wedged tenon joints. The more contemporary walnut cabinet has angled sides which thin toward the top due to the taper cut. The cabinets will have glass doors and glass in the front so that they can be viewed from both sides and are intended for a small collection of fine things. The last photo shows a bridle joint intended for glass doors. The joint is a bit complicated to cut, but has the rabbet in the back side so the glass can be fitted in place.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow. You really have to keep track of what you're cutting with that bridle joint. Jigs?

Mario