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Three-drawer Chest

Three-drawer Chest

Another one for my bride. Built to her specifications to sit at the end of a sofa. I built this out of cull cherry cabinet doors from a local cabinet shop. A lot cheaper than lumber from the local...

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Union Jack Vintage Trunk

Union Jack Vintage Trunk

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  A vintage steamer trunk (also called traveling chests) that has been normally being used before for long voyages by train or ship has proven its buoyancy and continues to adapt the form for new...

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Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest

This medium sized chest is intended for a child to store his favorite toys, keepsakes, and souvenirs as the years go by. Hence I call it a Treasure Chest. It is 23L by 17W by 16H and is principally...

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THE ADJUSTABLE CHEST

THE ADJUSTABLE CHEST

THE ADJUSTABLE CHEST                        By: Jim Richards In 1970, at our first house located in Saugerties, NY, seven black cherry trees in the front yard had been struck...

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Contemporary Tansu-Style Buffet

Contemporary Tansu-Style Buffet

This is a large dining room buffet built as a companion piece to a large Japanese tansu step-chest that I built for the same client. Both are 100% African sapele, finished with Minwax red mahogany...

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Laurens Chest

Lauren's Chest

The chest was desgined by the author and completed in 2012.

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Cherry Cabinet

Cherry Cabinet

This media cabinet was commissioned by my "day job" employer to live in our Corporate Board Room.  The dimensions constrained the cabinet to fit between a support column and a wall and needed to be...

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Heart Chest

Heart Chest

Bookmatched Claro Walnut from Pine Creek Wood Co., via internet. Design, with my apology to Gary Rogowski. (cover: How to Design Furniture, Fine Woodworking). Hugh Charles

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End Table

End Table

This end table was made of red oak and made with pocket screws. The finish was done to match a Stickly dark oak coffee table. It has a slideout shelf that will hold an Ipad.

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Silverware Chest

Silverware Chest

The spralted, curly maple and walnut had been collecting dust in my workshop for over ten years waiting on my retirement. The horizontal rail detail was copied from a walnut dining table we purchased...

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Serpentine Bombe Chest

Serpentine Bombe Chest

This chest is a reproduction of a Boston Museum of Fine Arts original.

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Krenov Style Hope Chest Case

Krenov Style 'Hope Chest' Case

This Krenov style case is a gift to my daughter as she prepares for her October 2014 marriage. I felt obligated to build a hope chest for her but, couldn't resist an opportunity to try my hand at a...

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Krenov Style Hope Chest Case

Krenov Style 'Hope Chest' Case

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A Krenov style case piece for my daughter's Hope Chest. Woods are found at local garage/barn sales this summer. Finished with tung oil and brix wax.

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18th-Century New England Block Front Chest

18th-Century New England Block Front Chest

Rhodes’s block-front chest received the Society of American Period Furniture Makers award

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Bombe Chest

Bombe Chest

This was my first go at a bombe chest. The front is still flat (i didnt want to get in over my head on my first chest), but the sides are curved. It is made from Walnut and the drawers are poplar...

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Fishing Rig Case

Fishing Rig Case

Heading down to the Texas coast to do a little surf fishing. Just had to make a case for my new rigs. It's all poplar except for the walnut handle mounts and the mohogany plugs. Dovetails and hinges...

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Blanket Chest

Blanket Chest

Built as a Toy Chest with stabilizing hinges and air passages for safety.  A removable bottom of aromatic cedar is included for use as a Blanket Chest later.  A basic chest design was used but with...

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Blanket chest

Blanket chest

Black walnut trim on oak box. All from rough lumber. Finger joints add visual interest. Cedar lined. Torsion hinges.

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Derby Commode Chest-of-Drawers

Derby Commode Chest-of-Drawers

This chest of drawers is modeled after Thomas Seymour's Derby Commode from 1809.

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Chippendale Miniature Blanket Chest

Chippendale Miniature Blanket Chest

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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...

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