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Project by Norwegian posted 10-10-2015 01:50 PM 1453 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chest made in oak. Traditional dovetailed drawers. The finish is white soap finish.

-- Norwegian (living in Sarpsborg, Norway) http://www.masur.no





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Bigkahunaranch

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#1 posted 10-10-2015 02:54 PM

I like the clean lines and overall proportions. Very nice.

Can you elaborate on the “white soap finish” ?

Also, what did you use for drawer runners.

Thanks for sharing.

Dave

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Norwegian

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#2 posted 10-10-2015 03:08 PM

Hi Dave,
The danish way of finishing furniture is a soap finish. This blog have a good explanation:
http://lumberjocks.com/CalebJames/blog/33609

It’s no drawer runner. This is traditional web frames and hand cut dovetails.

-- Norwegian (living in Sarpsborg, Norway) http://www.masur.no

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#3 posted 10-10-2015 03:46 PM

Nice work.
Mike

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#4 posted 10-10-2015 06:08 PM

That is a good looking chest of drawers. Nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 10-10-2015 07:42 PM

Norwegian, You make beautiful furniture, clean and solid. I really like the way the soap finish works with the oak.

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Pointer

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#6 posted 10-10-2015 10:00 PM

Nice work. Classic design.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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#7 posted 10-11-2015 12:01 AM

Really great design. Well proportioned. Is the top screwed onto webbing at the top?

-- David W. Cupertino, CA

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#8 posted 10-13-2015 11:12 PM

beauty

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