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Here’s a couple of pics of a chest of drawers I made for my youngest granddaughter. The primary wood is tiger maple and the secondary is poplar. It took about a month to complete.
Sep 12, 2016
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#1 posted 09-12-2016 02:32 PM
-- David in Damascus, MD
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#2 posted 09-12-2016 02:37 PM
-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10
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#3 posted 09-12-2016 02:54 PM
Awesome. Tiger maple looks great.
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#4 posted 09-12-2016 02:57 PM
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#5 posted 09-12-2016 02:59 PM
Very beautiful piece.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#6 posted 09-12-2016 03:02 PM
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
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#7 posted 09-12-2016 03:46 PM
She will treasure it for years! Excellent job!
-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking
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#8 posted 09-12-2016 04:15 PM
Richard W. Hyman Jr
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#9 posted 09-12-2016 04:43 PM
Beautiful! That’s the kind of work I really hope to be able to do one day!!
-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams
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#10 posted 09-12-2016 07:40 PM
This is a beautiful chest and you have done a wonderful job on it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#11 posted 09-12-2016 08:35 PM
That is a beautiful chest of drawers! I love that tiger maple, and the elegant look of it. I’m sure your granddaughter will just love it, and pass it down to her granddaughter!
-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN
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#12 posted 09-12-2016 09:04 PM
Fantastic, She’s going to love that for the rest of her life. Awesome job!
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#13 posted 09-12-2016 10:00 PM
I think I know how you got that tiger maple color tell us please.
#14 posted 09-12-2016 10:02 PM
How did you get that color? I think I know how but please tell us.
#15 posted 09-12-2016 10:06 PM
Thank you for all the compliments. For the color I used a water based dye lockwood 144 and sprayed it on.
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