Tag Archive: cabinet making

Mar 20

Mitred beaded face frames

A recent joinery job I was asked to do called for some beaded face frames on an alcove cabinet. This detail works particularly well as it creates a nice shadow break before the flat panel of the door, it’s a detail I see a lot on Victorian houses in London. Making the mitred corners isn’t …

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Jan 29

Calling from the graveyard…

…yes, a Stanley No.9 Cabinet Makers plane, sans ‘hot dog’ handle for now. I’ve not yet had the chance to empty all these more boxes to confirm it’s gone awol for sure. The pics I have so far don’t fill me with promise, but I’ve worked miracles on planes not far off …

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Nov 29

Doucette & Wolfe on Youtube

If, like myself, you’re into cabinet making, then you’re probably already aware of the wonderful Youtube videos from the cabinet makers Doucette & Wolfe. These guys are in a class of their own. I mean, it’s not even funny. The precision with which they build is a real inspiration. You …

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Dec 08

College course: Day 9

Day 9! Sort of unbelievable how quickly the time goes, I’m about two-thirds through my course. I’m really enjoying learning about casework and the myriad of details that have to be considered. Anyway, here’s the progress on my little cabinet, for those who are interested. Click the pic for the jump.

Nov 16

College course: Day 7

Great day at college today. Very productive and a good laugh to boot. As we have a break next week, the focus was on getting elements glued up and ready for when we come back in two weeks time.