Gift From the Heart ~ Made by the Hands

My husband, Randy made this pine cabinet for me as my Valentines day gift. He wanted the finish to have a similar appearance to that of an antique blanket chest from the 1800s, that we use for a coffee table. The blanket chest is a worn & weathered barn red. He chose a solid siding & deck stain by Olympic in Navajo Red for the cabinet. He applied the stain to a small area at a time & wiped it off quickly, trying to get a variation on the depth of color ~ some areas lighter & some areas darker. The raised panels he made for the sides & the bead board backing add extra interest to the piece. I love handmade gifts ~ they're always a little more special!
The cabinet is a versatile piece which can be used to display items or as a book case in any room.
Love the bead board backing
The bottom raised panel on the cabinet side.
A closer look of the top raised panel on the side of the cabinet.

Judy Walters Weiss
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