Chair side chest

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Project by Diamondback posted 1737 days ago 1262 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Side table for my favorite chair.

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#1 posted 1737 days ago

That’s some beautiful cherry!

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

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#2 posted 1737 days ago

Looks really good… well built… and very functional.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#3 posted 1737 days ago

Real nice piece. Looks like Arts and Crafts style. Great build.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 1737 days ago

Danish Oil finish? Beautiful work there.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#6 posted 1737 days ago

Yes, it’s kind of arts and crafts. I’ve grown to like that style for it’s simplicity and joinery. Very observant, yes the finish is Danish Oil, one of my favorites for cherry and walnut. I’ve also started to use “Sam Maloof Poly/oil” finish I find easy and very nice looking. I get the cherry from some land we have that is half pine tree farm and half mixed hardwood. Fortunately there is a LOT of cherry on it so I cut it and have it rough sawn and dried at a local sawyer. I discovered recently that you don’t cut cherry trees that are leaning over or on a hillside. The rough wood twists like the dickens as it dries. I end up making lots of little projects with it…lol. Thanks for all the nice feedback!

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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