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Chinese-Inspired Chest

comments (1) October 24th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

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Woodworker: David LaneInspired by the collection of 17th- and 18th-century Chinese furniture at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Lane built this chest of drawers to learn Chinese joinery, and he did it without using any power tools. Finished with oil-based polyurethane, the wood is reclaimed walnut floorboards and beams from barns in Indiana and Missouri.
Design or Plan used: Not specified

posted in: Reader's Gallery, walnut, Chinese, Oil-based polyurethane


Comments (1)

Jurgen01 Jurgen01 writes: A beautiful and intriguing piece -- both traditional and modern at the same time. Meticulous craftsmanship. Thanks for posting this photograph.
Posted: 12:59 pm on November 12th

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