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Chippendale Miniature Blanket Chest

comments (2) March 25th, 2014 in Reader's Gallery

jcswoodworking jcswoodworking, member
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Photographed and measured from the original at an antiques shop in Chester Co., PA.  Primary wood: Walnut  Secondary: White Pine Features include a till, cock beaded drawers, and ogee bracket feet.

 12 3/8H 21 3/8L 10 5/8D

Garnet shellac finish



posted in: Reader's Gallery, dovetails, walnut, chest, shellac, chippendale, beading


Comments (2)

jcswoodworking jcswoodworking writes: Thanks. The brass knobs are from Horton Brasses and the escutcheons from Kennedy Hardware. The original has cast brass escutcheons, but I couldn't find any small enough. These are stamped brass. They'll do for now!
Posted: 9:50 am on March 28th

HayesFurnitureDesign HayesFurnitureDesign writes: Superb work! I've always been intrigued by scaled models. Where do you find hardware that small???
Posted: 9:07 am on March 27th

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