Half Columns were turned on my lathe and then split in half. In order to insure a good clean split, I glued a piece of paper between the two halves before turning. After turning, a sharp blow from a hammer and chisel the turning split right at the paper line. One pass over the jointer and I have two identical halves. These will go on the lower stiles, below the flutes.
After cutting the cockbeading, I fine tune the miters with a Jet 12" disk sander.
Open part of the cabinet. Cockbeading goes around the top opening as it will not get any doors.
Clamping on the cockbeading around the doors.
Here I making my own hinge mortise templates. I cut some 1/4" MDF and pin nailed it to some Baltic birch plywood. Since I'm using two different sized hinges, I'm making this template two sided.
After fitting and pining the MDF, I used the bandsaw to remove most of the waste and finished using a pattern following bit.
Fitting doors. Brass screws. Hate 'em!
Clamping up the carcass
Crown Molding - Glued and ready for fitting and cleanup.
Half columns and waist glued - ready for cleanup. A whole bunch of sanding is still ahead!