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After a number of changes to the design, here it is.
Cherry, walnut, and mahogany, with some poplar structural support for the drawers.
Minimal sanding, mostly planes and scrapers.
-- 10 fingers, 2 eyes, and healthy lungs. for now. :P
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#1 posted 04-27-2009 10:02 PM
Rob, that turned out GORGEOUS!! Nice work.
Cinda’s shoes thank you..although now Jake will have to gnaw on Maligby instead.
-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.
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#2 posted 04-27-2009 10:12 PM
So looking at your designs for this from your blog what caused you to go from three drawers/doors to two?
-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso
#3 posted 04-27-2009 10:13 PM
The cherry looks fantastic.
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#4 posted 04-28-2009 03:09 AM
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#5 posted 04-28-2009 03:55 AM
Very nice work!
-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams
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#6 posted 04-29-2009 07:37 AM
Good stuff! The woods work nicely with one another – there is a lot of visual interest in the woods you selected.
Looks like a case you ought to be pretty proud of!
-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA
#7 posted 04-29-2009 07:34 PM
Damian – after monkeying with the model in sketchup, I decided 2 doors would work better for storage room. And that detail on the top made it look too much like a drysink.
Dorje – thanks! I only see the mistakes (and let me tell you, there are many). But I’m just happy to have built something of that size. Next I guess will be the kitchen… :S
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#8 posted 05-02-2009 01:58 AM
Nice job I like the wood choices. I am building a trunk now with walnut and cherry and I hope it looks as nice as this.
-- Duane, Ohio
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