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Project by Dan Krager posted 08-26-2016 03:26 AM 505 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a commission I’ve just completed. It took three times longer than I estimated because I chose to secure all the partitions with hand cut French dovetails. I did use a router to make the female part of the joint because they are stopped short of the front. The intent was to make the wine rack removable, but it fit so tightly that simply won’t be possible now. It is stained with Golden Pecan and topped with two coats rubbed lacquer.

DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com There are three types of people...those who are good at math and those who aren't.





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 08-26-2016 05:02 AM

Nice job Dan! IMHO, once you get used to it cutting all the dovetails by hand is a lot quicker!
Down in s.africa. Lots of great woods down here, most I never heard of. Too bad I can’t take them home.

-- Jhopewell, New Hampshire, www.hopewellwoodwork.com

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#2 posted 08-26-2016 08:02 AM

You made a fantastic job of that Dan. The wine rack is very impressive.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 08-26-2016 11:03 AM

Great work Dan. It will last generations I’m sure.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#4 posted 08-26-2016 12:31 PM

A beautiful piece, Dan.
That’s a ton of DTs, but should hold up to a lifetime of use.

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#5 posted 08-26-2016 03:34 PM

Really nice piece. I love the tongue and groove back.

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#6 posted 08-26-2016 07:42 PM

This is a nice design and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 08-27-2016 01:30 AM

Nice job!

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#8 posted 09-01-2016 09:18 PM

Really nice work Dan, and so creative.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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