Cypress and Padouk Bombe Chest

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Project by lumberjacques posted 1952 days ago 1212 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Once again, excuse the sawdust. This is my first try making a bombe (pronounced “bombay”) style chest. I used 6/4 Cypress that I hauled back from Floral City, Fla. (big deal for me, cuz, I live just outside of Montreal). The lid frame is Padouk, rabbeted, with a bookmatch piece of Cypress sitting in the rabbet. The edges are still square, cuz, I still have not made up my mind as to the treatment I will give it (so far, “ogee” is the pik)

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#1 posted 1952 days ago

I really like the way you used the colors and grain pattern. Nice work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 1952 days ago

Thanks! Now, I need to find hinges that I will be happy with…...

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#3 posted 1939 days ago

nice box.from one who likes to make boxes

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask,

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