Cherry Chests

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Project by Ick posted 11-22-2016 08:57 PM 1590 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mission Inspired Chests

Made 2 chests out of Cherry. Inspired by a Stickley catalog that I found online. Style is attributed to Harvey Ellis.

Blum soft-close undermount drawer guides. Dovetailed drawer boxes. Aromatic cedar drawer bottoms in 2 drawers.

-- Craig, Oklahoma

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#1 posted 11-22-2016 09:48 PM

These look very nice…........even lying on their sides.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 11-22-2016 10:38 PM

very nice beautiful work,cherry is one of my favorite woods.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 11-22-2016 11:50 PM

Beautiful set of Stickley chests! I’m sure you’ll enjoy them every day!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 11-23-2016 12:29 AM

Beautiful pair of chest.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 11-23-2016 12:17 PM

Very nice – clean!

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#6 posted 11-23-2016 02:46 PM

These chests look great. Nice job.

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#7 posted 11-23-2016 03:05 PM

beautiful work

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#8 posted 11-23-2016 03:59 PM

These are so beautiful and nicely done,

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#9 posted 11-23-2016 04:38 PM

Those are wonderful in just about every way possible.

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Dennis Hill

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#10 posted 11-28-2016 11:12 PM

Beautiful work! What finish did you use?

-- Dennis in Kenmore, WA -- So much wood, so little time.

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#11 posted 11-29-2016 12:05 AM

Wow these came out beautiful love the cherry and you did a awesome job on the dovetails. Just can’t say enough other than incredible craftsmanship!!

-- Thom CT.

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#12 posted 11-29-2016 12:50 AM

Beautiful work! What finish did you use?

- Dennis Hill

I used Minwax Cherry stain and Minwax Satin Oil-Modified Polyurethane applied with a foam roller and backbrushed.

-- Craig, Oklahoma

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