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Project by louie posted 03-26-2009 01:16 AM 1093 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was my first attempt at using dovetails on a piece of furniture

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#1 posted 03-26-2009 01:54 AM

nice job !!! wood has a lot fire to it

-- tom logan

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#2 posted 03-26-2009 02:10 AM

Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-26-2009 02:14 AM

Great job. can you rotate the pictures and repost them?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 03-28-2009 12:36 AM

Louie, for someone who is totally blind this is an amazing project. Nice job. Looks great.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#5 posted 03-28-2009 01:45 AM

Great looking sugar chest! You did a beautiful job on this piece. I would have never guessed that a person could do wood working and be totally blind. I admire you and your accomplishments. Thanks you for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 03-29-2009 12:28 AM

Good job Louie….Good Job!

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#7 posted 03-29-2009 02:11 AM

thanks Gary, I used the katie jig for the dovetails, what do you think of the tail spacing. Also as you know I am blind how did the dye come out. I figured dye is easier to not mess up as compared to oil stain and maple is a nice figured wood any way.

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