Apothecary Cabinet

May 13th, 2011 by
10 Comments

This stunning piece showcases some beautiful stock, wonderful details, and spot-on hardware selection.

I have attached pictures of  an apothecary cabinet I just completed.  The primary wood is bubinga.  The internal wood is baltic birch.  Drawer face fronts are 2″ x 3 5/8″.  The Chinese characters are handcarved into the face fronts and filled with Rockler’s wonder wood filler.  Finish is danish oil and General Finishes satin poly blend. The bottom cabinet is lined with Chinese calligraphy.

- Robert Topness

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10 Responses to “Apothecary Cabinet”

  1. Kelly says:

    Just plain beautiful, I’m blown away by this piece of art!

  2. Mike says:

    That piece is magnificent! To the artisan, accolades.

  3. This is nothing short of beautiful. I work with bubinga and love the results. When I look at this piece, I see many hours of loving work but I also see one really fancy nail and screw storage bin. Great looking piece, a real work of art.

  4. Larry says:

    Wow, that is awesome. Well done.

  5. David Wray says:

    I agree the work is fantastic,lot of love for wood and work went in this item.

  6. Ray says:

    This is much better looking than the one that we bought while in the orient. Ours does not have near the quality nor eye appeal.

  7. Mike McDevitt says:

    Absolutely beautiful!

  8. Jeff Carter says:

    Simply Stunning. Great work !

  9. John says:

    I count 46 drawers. Now that takes a lot of time!
    I’m very impressed.

  10. Bill Wuestenhoefer says:

    That is a fantastic piece. I have been looking for plans for a piece like that. Do you know of any?

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