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Blondie's Bridal Chest #9: The end is near!

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Blog entry by Ken90712 posted 09-16-2013 03:14 PM 926 reads 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 8: Glue ups & sanding continue and Top starts getting finish applied. Part 9 of Blondie's Bridal Chest series no next part

Just a quick update on Blondie’s Bridal Chest, she has been waiting for this to be finished for some time now. We are just finishing up construction on the front of the house. I have been pulled in 100 directions and have worked on this off and on for a while now. I am very close to being 100% complete. Cpl more coats of finish, rub it out and finish mounting the hinges. The cedar bottom is installed. Here are a Cpl pics of the 7th coat of finish.
Thx all comments welcome.

Oh and a pic of our new friend :>)

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"



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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 09-16-2013 03:24 PM

Gorgeous frame and panel design. One lucky person is going to love it and you should be quite proud of it!!!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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ken_c

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 03:32 PM

another fine piece…

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 04:14 PM

Looks great. Love the contrast of the woods

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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amagineer

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#4 posted 09-16-2013 04:14 PM

The chest is beauty, I don’t know how you get time to do all these projects.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 09-16-2013 04:40 PM

Turned out beautiful. Great job!

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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JR_Dog

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#6 posted 09-16-2013 05:04 PM

Nice family heirloom!

Beautiful and I’m sure she loves it

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pintodeluxe

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#7 posted 09-16-2013 05:13 PM

Looks great, I like the curved stiles.
Did you say 7th coat of finish? Wow, you are a patient man.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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stefang

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#8 posted 09-16-2013 06:34 PM

Quite a beautiful chest Ken. I love the wood choices and the finish looks perfect to me. I could almost smell the cedar shown in the interior photo!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 09-16-2013 06:40 PM

Ken, you’re still doing super Fine stuff!

Beautiful!

I can just smell that wood… great smelling stuff!

Coming along very well!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Nollie

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#10 posted 09-16-2013 06:53 PM

Good looking chest. I like the mahogany you used. What mahogany is that

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com

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lew

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#11 posted 09-16-2013 09:14 PM

Some beautiful grain in that wood, Ken and the wonderful aroma of Cedar!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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SPalm

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#12 posted 09-16-2013 10:03 PM

You have been working on this a while; nice to see the end in site.

Oh, and your new friend seems to be bear naked.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 09-16-2013 10:54 PM

Thx guys yea this one took a back burner for a while with all the other stuff going on.

The wood is Quarter-Sawn Sapele and the veneered panels are Pecan Pecky.

Again Thx for the support.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 09-17-2013 12:32 AM

Ken, That looks wonderful but then we have come to expect wonderful from you!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 09-17-2013 02:06 PM

Thx Gfadvm that is very kind, Thx to all of LJ’s like you and others that always help and support fellow woodworkers on here that has allowed me to grow.

Your work is always amazing…... Again thx for the support.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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