This is the first completed piece of a pair of Gothic Bibliotheques. The primary wood is Honduran Mahogany. There is a drawer in the base cabinet with the quatrefoil face. The wood was tinted to match the general color of Honduran Mahogany to even it out as it naturally darkens. Exterior Finish is Oil and Wax. Shelving, Drawer and Interior surfaces were finished with Acrylic Lacquer
This is the design that eventually evoloved
Completed cabinet in the shop for photographing with it's nearly completed mate which is similar but somewhat wider.