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Bombe Chest of Drawers

comments (3) December 3rd, 2013 in blogs, Reader's Gallery

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Woodworker: Joseph P. Klosek

Klosek made this bombé chest of drawers as his final project while a student at the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts. His goal was to challenge his abilities as a cabinetmaker with a project that would combine different skills such as carving and compound-angle joinery. Klosek describes this mahogany chest (23 in. deep by 35-1⁄2 in. wide by 32 in. tall) as an interpretation rather than a reproduction, because he decided to accentuate the curve of the sides and slightly flatten the serpentine shape of the front.


Design or Plan used: Not specified
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Comments (3)

TokolyTables TokolyTables writes: Awesome.
Posted: 6:05 pm on March 5th

seamusday seamusday writes: Incredible work! Wish I had that skill and patience..
Posted: 11:42 am on December 4th

bladeruiner bladeruiner writes: Joe that chest is Bangin'
Wow Wow Wow...
How about a few more pictures,,, feet, drawers.....
don't hold back
Posted: 7:23 pm on December 3rd

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