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Project by deermann posted 12-16-2009 03:10 AM 2605 views 18 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Queen Anne Secretary, Made of curly maple. I always wanted to build one of these, I had been sitting on the lumber for several years, so I decided to just jump in and build one…turned out pretty good. Finished with J.E.Mosers aniline dye, a coat of boiled linseed oil, 2 coats of shellac, 1 coat of glaze, 2 more coats of shellac, several coats of wiping varish, a 2 coats of wax. Glen Huey design. Item is currently for sale, so if you know anyone that might be interested, give me a shout.
Isaac

-- Isaac Mitchell, Anderson,Indiana, www.mitchellfinefurniture.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-16-2009 03:22 AM

Wow Isacc
Only pretty good? this is a knock out ,a home run, wow wow wow surper wood fantastic details and great finish beautiful. wonderful build and three thumbs up.

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#2 posted 12-16-2009 03:22 AM

Wow, beautiful!!

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#3 posted 12-16-2009 03:23 AM

Beautiful!! Great job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 12-16-2009 03:44 AM

Gorgeous!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 12-16-2009 03:49 AM

Awesome, Excellent, Great, Beautifull, i just ran out of words. WOW.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#6 posted 12-16-2009 04:04 AM

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#7 posted 12-16-2009 04:17 AM

Master pieces you have done, your company name allready tells it!

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#8 posted 12-16-2009 04:32 AM

That looks insane!! This has to be one of my favorite projects posted here!! Great job!

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#9 posted 12-16-2009 04:50 AM

Spectacular. Other than that, I’m speechless.

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

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#10 posted 12-16-2009 04:56 AM

Excellent! Great job!

It saw a little scary mortising in the hinges on the slant top, huh?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#11 posted 12-16-2009 05:27 AM

Isaac,

That’s another really gorgeous piece. Love your work.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#12 posted 12-16-2009 05:27 AM

Very impressive work. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 12-16-2009 05:36 AM

This is an absolutely stunning piece of furniture. You did a wonderful job of finishing the piece. Maple can be a challenge to stain but you did a good job of bringing out the curl.

Thanks for sharing this.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#14 posted 12-16-2009 02:06 PM

So many cool pieces posted at once… This is my favorite.

Your finishing process sure sounds like a “process”. Is it a standard or something that evolved during execution?

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#15 posted 12-16-2009 02:20 PM

Beautiful…...Stunning

Looks like a “snipe” mark on the door inside stiles under the lock/handle…....or maybe just the light playing tricks

Regardless…...............very nice

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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