Archive for the 'Armoire' Category

Armoire – Part 3

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Armoire – Painted & Stained Alder With the stringer glued and sized, it was time to bring the legs, stringer, and top of the base together.  We accomplished this by using a 1.25″ diameter oak closet rod as a dowel and drilling holes in the pieces to accept the dowel.  The dowel that connects the […]

Armoire – Part 2

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Armoire – Painted & Stained Alder With the upper cabinet built and finished, it was time to turn our attention to the armoire base.  We began by building the platform that the upper cabinet sits upon. The platform consists of a torsion box wrapped in a three piece trim detail.  To build the torsion box, […]

Armoire – Part 1b

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Armoire – Painted & Stained Alder We began construction on the armoire by tackling the upper cabinet first.  We milled and glued up the top, sides, doors, and shelves of the armoire from solid 1″ thick Alder, and the base from 1.75″ thick solid Alder. Here we see my younger brother, Colby, sanding a door […]

Armoire – Part 1a

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

Armoire – Painted & Stained Alder Our latest project is a custom storage armoire for the same customer that we built the custom media cabinet for! We began with two inspiration pictures from the interior designer, Suzie Hall of Cornerstone Interior Design. The first one, above, shows what the cabinet and upper trim work of […]