Pennsylvania linen press in tiger maple.

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dave Nauman posted 10-01-2014 07:19 PM 1921 views 9 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Berks County, PA style linen press in tiger maple. It is stained with aniline dyes, and finished with shellac.

-- D. C. Nauman

18 comments so far

View mds2's profile


310 posts in 1636 days

#1 posted 10-01-2014 07:30 PM

The dye and finish turned out amazing. A beautiful piece of furniture.

View BTimmons's profile


2301 posts in 2177 days

#2 posted 10-01-2014 07:58 PM

Yeah, that’s a winner. Wow.

-- Brian Timmons -

View exelectrician's profile


2327 posts in 2119 days

#3 posted 10-01-2014 08:41 PM

Very nice, how did you do the raised panel top?

I would have done this to my new tool cabinet I am building.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

View HillbillyShooter's profile


5811 posts in 1984 days

#4 posted 10-01-2014 09:27 PM

Beautiful work—the aniline dyes really bring out the tiger maple.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

View Dusty56's profile


11811 posts in 3380 days

#5 posted 10-01-2014 10:51 PM

Absolutely gorgeous !! Great job : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View BoardCop's profile


187 posts in 1213 days

#6 posted 10-01-2014 11:08 PM

Beautiful!!! Love the grain!!

-- Angie, If dogs don't go to heaven, then when I die I want to go where they go!

View a1Jim's profile


115860 posts in 3269 days

#7 posted 10-01-2014 11:40 PM

Very cool Dave a really beautiful piece.

-- Custom furniture

View Mean_Dean's profile


5523 posts in 2839 days

#8 posted 10-01-2014 11:48 PM

Wow, that is absolutely beautiful!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

View dshute's profile


215 posts in 2378 days

#9 posted 10-01-2014 11:59 PM

Stunning piece of woodwork.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

View Bill H.'s profile

Bill H.

21 posts in 1621 days

#10 posted 10-02-2014 12:35 AM

Very, very nice. Great work.

-- If you can not explain it simply then you don't understand it well enough.

View tsangell's profile


216 posts in 2385 days

#11 posted 10-02-2014 02:36 AM

Fantastic. My wife and MIL confirm this.

View Woodbridge's profile


3481 posts in 2110 days

#12 posted 10-02-2014 03:35 AM

wow, superb work. You have created an heirloom project!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile


14379 posts in 2310 days

#13 posted 10-02-2014 04:28 AM

That is crazy good work. Wow…

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

View Oldtool's profile


2448 posts in 1882 days

#14 posted 10-02-2014 11:49 AM

Beautiful creation all around: wood selection, design, craftsmanship, and finish. I would have liked to see some progress photographs, to see your methods of work. Excellent, thanks for showing & the inspiration to do better myself.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View CharlieM1958's profile


16267 posts in 3910 days

#15 posted 10-02-2014 05:22 PM

Great build and finish, and the material is fantastic!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics