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Chest on Stand

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Project by mpm3 posted 02-17-2016 06:19 PM 736 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve always wanted to try a Krenov-style chest-on-stand so took the opportunity to build one for my wife. Built of cherry, maple, and white oak with wenge accents. The carcass sides and back are QS white oak veneer, all the drawers are maple. Finished with a BLO first coat followed by four coats of varnish then wax. Biggest pain was to get the drawers to fit correctly and to get the doors mounted right. Those knife hinges are not very forgiving.

Comments and critiques are welcome -

Cheers,
Matt

-- Matt





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Violaine

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#1 posted 02-17-2016 08:04 PM

I wonder why this is not in the top 3! maybe the photographs..you might as well repost this with a nice shot and i bet this will be in the top 5.
looks nice though!

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 02-17-2016 11:54 PM

Kinda non- descrip until you open the doors then wow

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#3 posted 02-18-2016 12:10 AM

That chest is beautiful. Proportions are perfect, material choice and finish look great. I can’t wait to see this on a full screen.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#4 posted 02-18-2016 11:11 AM

Superb execution and a nice take on Krenov. Strict and cool style. Like it.
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