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Project by Rogue posted 03-09-2010 05:16 AM 1861 views 4 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Butternut!! This is a great wood to work with! I highly recomend this wood for construction that needs strength but also ease of milling. With so many diferent methods of joinery I needed a stable wood that wouldn’t constantly split out on me. I also didn’t need anything really showy as the focal points of this piece are the spaulted birch panels and the parkettry top. All in all a joyous project to build!!

-- Rogue





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#1 posted 03-09-2010 05:21 AM

Great lookin chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#2 posted 03-09-2010 05:32 AM

Beautiful chest Rogue, The top is awesome .

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#3 posted 03-09-2010 05:52 AM

Excellent chest. Great wood choices.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#4 posted 03-09-2010 06:00 AM

C’est belle!
And you didnt put the orb in the center of the top but a bit off the center, nice choice :), my art teacher says it catches more attention that way

-- "May you live in interesting times"

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#5 posted 03-09-2010 06:13 AM

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 03-09-2010 06:52 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 03-09-2010 06:52 AM

Very nice work. I like the selection of woods. Just curious, any reason you didn’t use a more solid color for the “sun”?

-- Good energy perpetuates good energy!

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#8 posted 03-09-2010 07:00 AM

thats what i’m talking about!

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woodworm

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#9 posted 03-09-2010 07:13 AM

Now that is niceeeeee!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 03-09-2010 08:01 AM

That is super gorgeous design, lovely execution, A+ in my books for sure.

-- Jen loves wood!

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#11 posted 03-09-2010 08:08 AM

Unique

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#12 posted 03-09-2010 09:51 AM

Pretty piece. Nice grain in the panels

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 03-09-2010 12:04 PM

Outstanding piece. You certainly have a talent for design and the craftsmanship is equally impressive.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 03-09-2010 12:26 PM

hi i like it i like it a lot love the design the different woods are beautiful

what is the size and what finish is that play in the inside of the lid

not degrading your work just wondering

branch ok

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#15 posted 03-09-2010 01:56 PM

joyous to build and joyous to see. This is fantastic and I would be pleased as hell with myself if I had made it & put in my living room.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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