inprogress zone warning

Woods for cabinet with walnut burl doors

Doors will be of walnut burl that has been 4-way book-matched, then veneered to 1/2" Baltic birch plywood. While there is a hole in the veneer, that will become a key design element in the piece. Back of door is straight-grain walnut veneer.

door plate - 4 way book-matched burl

Door plate - book-matched walnut burl veneered to baltic plywood. Backing ply is straight-grained walnut

For the body of the cabinet I have chosed Jatoba, which is a straight-grained, refined wood commonly referred to as Brazilian cherry, although it is not in fact a cherry tree.

example of Jatoba

Jatoba, otherwise known as Brazilian cherry

Jatoba
Jatoba