Heirloom Project This Cabinet Was Inspired By The Many Torii Gates Throughout Japan Its Simple Clean Lines Mean It Will Look Great In Almost Any Setting
Heirloom project this cabinet was inspired by the many torii gates throughout japan its simple clean lines mean it will look great in almost any setting is article about Magazine bookmarked by ricardo with ID 13936694141 was uploaded on 07-03-2019 and has been viewed 334,799 times.
Japanese-Inspired Cabinet Photos by Ian Ferguson; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 4/5LENGTH/TIME - 4/5COST - 3/5SPECIAL TECHNIQUES - MORTISING This cabinet was constructed using only solid wood, and without the use of fasteners or hardware.
Sheet goods could be used, but be sure to use them strategically so that they don't interfere with the seasonal movement of your solid wood components.I used arts and crafts design elements to assist me in creating something that looked distinctly Japanese.
As it was a fairly large piece, I decided to add to the negative space by using a shoji inspired door.This opens up the front of the cabinet and makes it seem less imposing.If you'd like the interior of the cabinet to be hidden, try applying some hand-made Japanese paper to the backside of the lattice.
This can make for a great liquor cabinet, or to cover up any unsightly contents.Start sharpening your pencils and knives now, as this project will involve a lot of marking.Many of the components will reference closely off of one another, so a specific order of operations will need to be followed.
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