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Project by jmos posted 11-04-2016 08:18 PM 608 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Realized I haven’t posted projects in a while.

This one is a bridal chest. African mahogany with quilted maple veneered panels. The plans came from one of Bob Lang’s arts and crafts furniture books (which I believe was a compilation of Pop Wood articles.)

Shellac finish, no stain or dye.

-- John





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 11-04-2016 08:28 PM

John – This is priceless! I love the contrast. Who’s the bride?

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 11-04-2016 08:35 PM

Really nice

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 11-04-2016 11:38 PM

Very nice looking chest—I’m sure the new bride will be just thrilled with it!

-- Dean

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#4 posted 11-05-2016 01:37 PM

looks great

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#5 posted 11-05-2016 02:31 PM

This is a beautiful chest. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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#6 posted 11-05-2016 05:56 PM

I love it, Great job, Very cool take on that design,
Great woods

-- Bennett; If it can't be fixed with a hammer its an electical problem

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#7 posted 11-05-2016 06:58 PM

beautiful work – the shapes and colors work well together

-- Greg Simon

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jmos

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#8 posted 11-06-2016 01:20 PM

Thanks Guys. I made it for my not new Wife.

-- John

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