Walnut Lowboy

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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 07-15-2009 03:57 AM 2018 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch


Here’s the matching lowboy to go with the highboy. This was not part of my original plans but a result of a design change. I made these legs for the highboy but decided I didn’t like the thickness of the ankles, (they needed to be beefier for a highboy). Since these were already made, and otherwise I liked them, I decided to also build a lowboy to match the highboy.

Bob A July 14, 2009

-- Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 07-15-2009 04:00 AM

Wow Bob
When do you sleep another great project wonderful.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 07-15-2009 04:04 AM

Very nice. The walnut is beautiful.

-- Rusty

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 07-15-2009 04:04 AM

WOW Bob, that’s a beauty!! Great job!! Look at the color, and sheen on the finish!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 07-15-2009 04:20 AM

Sweeeeet! Now that’s what I call not wasting a perfectly good set of legs!

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

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#5 posted 07-15-2009 09:12 AM

Another good one :-)) What about the cost to build this one?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 07-15-2009 01:36 PM


Excellent job! Looks like you got the cabriole leg thing down.

-- Chuck Bender, 360 WoodWorking, period furniture maker, woodworking instructor

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#7 posted 07-15-2009 03:15 PM

Hi Bob;

Another great project!

I kind of believe you wouldn’t have much trouble with ball and claw feet. Your skills are certainly up to the task!

Maybe at the next picnic, we could go over making them. Or if you want, come over on a Saturday, and we’ll make one.

Again, excellent workmanship!!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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Mark Mazzo

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#8 posted 07-15-2009 04:40 PM


Beautiful work on this and the previous Highboy project. You definitely had a busy winter and spring!

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at

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#9 posted 07-15-2009 07:17 PM

That is a great looking piece.

-- Zipsss

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#10 posted 07-15-2009 08:32 PM

Once again a piece of real class work manship so well done as usual from you BOB.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#11 posted 07-15-2009 10:55 PM

Beautiful job that is one nice piece, one day I will….one day I will try one of these. Got alittle nervous there LOL. I see you have the earlex sprayer, I also have it but have only used it once.

-- F.Little

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#12 posted 07-25-2009 09:09 PM

Really great, Bob, Well done

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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