Monthly Book Giveaway - January 2023

Eighteenth Century Cabinet

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1 Some Joinery Pictures

This blog series is a year old now, starting in Dec. 2020. There seemed to be a lot of interest in my 18th century French joinery post so I though...

2 Some Pics of the Back, Legs and First Shelf

I’ve got a lot of pictures. Did I mention I love this joinery? Here are a few that set up the assembly. Again pretty self explanatory, ask question...

3 Wrap Up on the Basic Joinery

Here are the last few that should bring the construction up to date with my project post. I highly recommend that you try this style of joinery. It...

4 First Stage Glue Up

A little video of the first stage of gluing up the 18th C. cabinet. The top, bottom, and back are assembled dry to assure squareness and fit. The t...

5 Ready for the Marquetry

It’s been a lot of fun and quite a learning experience but the construction part of this 18th C. kitchen cabinet is about wrapped up. I will be sta...

6 Side Panels ….. Marquetry/Parquetry

  I’ve finished the Main parquetry / marquetry panels that will go on the sides of my cabinet …... finally. This iconic Jean Henri Reisener parque...

7 Progress on the 18C Cabinet

Since the last entry I’ve made a good bit of progress. The side panels are now completely finished and ready to be mounted on the cabinet and the f...

8 Video of Curved Glue Up

Here’s the video of the first stage of gluing up the curved side. In this stage the marquetry is not glued to the cabinet. It is laminated into a c...

9 Summer Break

I’ve come to a place that is convenient to take a break. Sailing season is approaching and I have work to do on my boat to be ready. This cabinet ...

10 Change of Plans, Front Marquetry

I know I said I was taking a break to get back to sailing for the summer but there was a surprise in store for me. On April 26th I had my boat haul...