This is my new linen closet in the hall next to the guest bath. I had fun with this one. The doors are solid hardwood, red oak raised panels with padouk stiles and rails. Padouk comes from West Africa. 
It's hard to see how beautiful the grain of the padouk looks in the photographs. The red color is natural, no stains were used. I milled the stiles and rails to a Roman Ogee pattern. The red oak panels were glued up from solid boards, milled to a Roman Ogee pattern, relieved on the back, and then I rounded over the milled lip on the face of the Ogee pattern to produce the final shape.
The cabinet boxes are birch as are the adjustable shelves. I made the face frames from red oak. The shelf nosing is padouk. The doors swing on European style hinges. 
The interior of the cabinets, including the shelves, are finished in gloss varnish applied over a lacquer primer coat. The face frames and doors are oil rubbed.
t In case you were wondering what the dark spots on the inner stiles of the upper doors were, here's a close up. They are inch and a half square pieces of malachite a decorative stone sometimes used in jewlery. I cut them with my diamond tile saw and polished them with a buffing wheel. They are inlaid flush. As with the wood grain, I'm afraid these pictures fail to show the stone's pretty color and grain.
The light box at the top houses three recessed low voltage halogen lights. The entire box slides out on rails for access to the wiring and transformer.
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