This is a simplfied Thomas Elf chest on chest. This was built in 2005. Cherry and figured Cherry for the drawer fronts. Poplar for secondary wood Finish is shellace and wax
Bookmatch walnut top, reversed tapered legs Finish Tung oil, additional coats of wipe on Varnish on top for better protection. Rubbered out top finish with Maguires to give nice medium gloss
Cherry blanket chest made for my daughter , based on a 1760's 6 board chest Hand cut dovetail, molding on the sides of the top are sliding dovetails to allow for seasonal movement
Additional views of maple / walnut box
Tiger Maple and walnut keepsake box Finish is oil with top coated with several coats of wipe on varnish, sanded lightly between coats. After the finish had cured used Maguire's swirl remover to...
Construction- bricklaid apron, legs connected via bridle joint / sliding dovetail . Custom banding, holly and ebony, cuffs on legs are ebony and fiddleback mahogany, Oval Inlay curly maple/ black...
Oval core was bricklaid, oval was veneered with cherry. Custom banding of holly and ebony applied to oval core. Legs joined to oval apron with a sliding dovetail/ bridle joint. Top inlaid with...
Side table, Cherry , ebony, holly, fiddleback and Zebrawood inlay
Cherry Side table
Writing desk for my daughter, Materials: Cherry, quilted maple and tiger striped mahogany inlay, holly and ebony banding and cuffs. Finish: Amber shellac, non-wax shellac sealer/ wipe on varnish
Cherry/curly cherry; mortise and tenon joinery, handcut dovetails Finish:tung oil varnish , wax
Carcase is a single 21' wide maghogany board, handcut dovetails. Moldings on the lid are attached via sliding dovetails to allow for expansion and contraction of the top