gambit's flat file

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gambit
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Mon May 05, 2014 10:08 pm

Finished up the Flat File today. Ran into some issue with the screws that came with the handles, they were a bit long and I had to cut them down a bit, but in the end they turned out just fine. Really happy with the final product and for the ability to put this project to an end. Wanted to take a quick second to thank mcgraw23 for all his help and iambillyg for his advice. Enjoy the final product.

The handles:
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Front shot of the cabinet:
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Overall shot:
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Tue May 06, 2014 8:40 am

Funny how a simple change, like hardware, can make such a significant difference.

Looks good, man. Congrats.
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Tue May 06, 2014 8:46 am

The handles look great! :clap:
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Tue May 06, 2014 8:51 am

Looks great. Well done. I finally picked up a cabinet myself which will need a bit of TLC to get it ready to use. Threads like this are a good source for some great ideas.
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Tue May 06, 2014 10:14 am

duckyhoward wrote:Looks great. Well done. I finally picked up a cabinet myself which will need a bit of TLC to get it ready to use. Threads like this are a good source for some great ideas.
Yeah, I got a lot of my ideas from the threads here as well as asking questions. Good luck on your project and start a thread, definitely want to see how it comes along.
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allbloody
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Tue May 06, 2014 11:00 am

does anyone have any ideas where a person can get a cabinet like yours? even damaged alittle. really would be nice to have one.
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Tue May 06, 2014 11:05 am

This is really beautiful! I love the glass display top, although I agree regarding an earlier comment calling it a "heart attack waiting to happen." As long as you don't have a fudge ton of little kids running around your apartment though, it should be ok and it really is a nice way to display prints without framing all of them at once.
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Tue May 06, 2014 11:06 am

Man that looks great. Nice work gambit. I love the glass top. :clap:
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Tue May 06, 2014 11:50 am

RambosRemodeler wrote:Man that looks great. Nice work gambit. I love the glass top. :clap:

ya the glass top is a must.
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Tue May 06, 2014 4:09 pm

haha yeah no kids around here, that is why I am not too worried about getting stuff spilled on it. just me and the gf. but i snagged this flat file off of craigslist and it was pretty cheap.

I know billy has one for sale, that has the same dimensions, all you would need to do is redo the top and add a glass one.

http://forum.expressobeans.com/viewtopi ... 0&t=137728
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Tue May 06, 2014 4:22 pm

Very nice! :clap:
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Wed May 07, 2014 7:39 am

Wow that's some amazing work there. :D
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Wed May 07, 2014 7:47 am

This is a superb idea... where is my grinder? :lol:
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Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:00 pm

What type of paint did you use? Is it recommended to use archival paint so it doesn't hurt the prints with fumes? Where can one buy the right paint for the job?

By the way the flat file looks amazing!! Well done!! :clap:
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Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:04 pm

Looks great man. I'd love to do something like that.
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