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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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Walnut Armoire

Walnut Armoire

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This bedroom clothing armoire was constructed as a stacked two piece upper cabinet and lower dresser unit assembly for ease of cross country shipment. It is medium sized for an armoire with basic...

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Small four drawer chest

Small four drawer chest

Tiger maple chest of drawers with graduated drawer heights, drawers dovetailed front and back, case also dovetailed top and bottom. Drawer runners dovetailed into side of case. Plinth base with...

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Chest drawer for a young lady. (Cajonero para una joven dama)

Chest drawer for a young lady. (Cajonero para una joven dama)

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Drawings,measures, and assembly process by Rsantos Art Decor kitsch style drawer chest is made using MDF, and melaminic particle boards. Jointning system is "pocket hole", using self taping, washer...

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Girls toy chest

Girls toy chest

Made for a friend.  All of the 16 mortise and tenon joints were cut by hand and the chest boards were jointed with a very old plane.  Corners were mitered and reinforced with maple keys...

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Fantasy Shop

Fantasy Shop

I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc.  I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...

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Bonnet Top Highboys

Bonnet Top Highboys

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Several of you members wanted to see a better view of these 2 highboys I finished for my wife this past April.  Making them at the same time was a big time savings. All together, they took about...

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papas shop

papa's shop

My shop is on the main floor of  a dedicated building.   I have a full metal shop on the lower floor where my dust collector and compressor live.  I like to have multiple...

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Twin Bonnet Tops

Twin Bonnet Tops

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As a woodworking hobbyist in my spare time, I had always wanted to make the highboys in FWW issue #117 from 1996.  With the work and detail involved, I figured it would be just as frustrating if...

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Butterfly Tavern Table

Butterfly Tavern Table

Light Figure Tiger Maple Butterfly Tavern Table. Stained with aniline Dye, Shellac, and top coat of wax.

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Massachusetts Flat Top Highboy

Massachusetts Flat Top Highboy

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I made this Tiger Maple Highboy after seeing one made from about 1750. This version has over 195 handcut dovetails, all solid wood drawer sides and bottoms, and 2 hidden drawers. The crown molding I...

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Chest with a workspace

Chest with a workspace

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84L 36W 39H 13 Wood species used from local logger, Self Air dried, Salvaged stairs and pallets. 8 Months to complete. Demountable for easier transport.  

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Custom wardrobe unit

Custom wardrobe unit

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Custom wardrobe unit

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Small Paduak Chest of Drawers

Small Paduak Chest of Drawers

Nik Palmer This was a hardest project i have completed to date.  A small chest of Paduak. Paduak is very beautiful, smells incredible when worked, but is hellishly dusty and dry (or maybe that...

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7 drawer roller chest in black with black walnut accent

7 drawer roller chest in black with black walnut accent

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Design was born of the need to house wood working jigs and accompanying bits, measuring devices. Made from poplar and sealed, grain filled, sprayed and cleared to appear smooth to the eye. All...

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Tool Chest

Tool Chest

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Tool Chest Contest

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Miniature Blanket Chest

Miniature Blanket Chest

The original of this miniature blanket chest is at Pleasant Hill.  Made of cherry with a poplar bottom, all of the dovetails on the chest and plinth are hand cut.  Finish is gel varnish.

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Mahogany Spice Box with String and Berry Inlay

Mahogany Spice Box with String and Berry Inlay

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I wanted to do a project to practice hand-cut dovetails. When I saw Steve Latta's spicebox (FWW #196) it looked like an ideal project with more than 100 dovetails. I enhanced the design with...

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tool box

tool box

This is an old shipping crate that my grate grandparents used to ship their belongings in when they immigrated from England.  The actual box is 21wx42lx24d and made of pine.  It's held...

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Connecticut highboy

Connecticut highboy

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In cherry, finished with oil and shellac. Two drawers have fan carvings. The sides of the lower case are single boards. The dovetails are hand cut and the piece has 158 dovetails in total. The upper...

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