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Project by sulphurcreekcustoms posted 12-07-2016 11:32 PM 1253 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the first project where I attempted a rounded, steamer-type top. Made from beech, with walnut drawer fronts and highlights, and lined with aromatic red cedar. Weighs approx. 55lbs.!

-- Chad Smith, SULPHUR CREEK CUSTOMS-Kettle, KY





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 12-08-2016 12:28 AM

O WOW! what a great looking chest. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#2 posted 12-08-2016 12:59 AM

Excellent looking chest. I do like the rounded top!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#3 posted 12-08-2016 01:53 AM

This is a great looking project, great work on the curved top!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#4 posted 12-08-2016 08:46 AM

Indeeed very successful experiment with curved top. Beautiful wood combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 12-08-2016 04:12 PM

that is beautiful. Did you cooper the top?

-- Isaiah 40:31

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#6 posted 12-08-2016 06:10 PM

Wow! This is beautiful and nicely done. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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Pointer

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#7 posted 12-09-2016 12:29 AM

Very nice looking box. Well done.

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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Fiddy

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#8 posted 12-11-2016 12:40 PM

You’re a chest making machine – this is my favorite! Nice work, bud.

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#9 posted 12-11-2016 01:36 PM

Great looking chest! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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sulphurcreekcustoms

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#10 posted 12-12-2016 12:48 AM

Wow! Thanks so much for your compliments. Really. I appreciate the nice remarks. Thanks again!!

-- Chad Smith, SULPHUR CREEK CUSTOMS-Kettle, KY

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