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Project by stevo_wis posted 1599 days ago 1752 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a blanket chest I made for my daughter’s wedding. I cut the dovetails by hand and with the herringbone pattern it was a challenge. It is cherry finished with waterlox.

-- Stevo





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1599 days ago

Very nice Stevo a classic design and beautiful chest

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 1599 days ago

Nice beautiful chest.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1599 days ago

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Bob Costello

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#4 posted 1599 days ago

You have out Shakered the Shakers on this one. Beautifully simple and understated design. A classic.

-- Bob Costello

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ramon

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#5 posted 1599 days ago

the light curvature of below gives him a touch different from the classic ones that I know, I like.

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jhannum

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#6 posted 1599 days ago

Beautiful job, and a great wedding present!

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GMoney

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#7 posted 1599 days ago

Well that is just awesome! Great design, great wood choice and beautiful execution! Really like it. Haven’t seen a chest this nice since my first girlfriend in college. :)

-- Greg, CT

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Chris

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#8 posted 1599 days ago

WOW!!! And you cut the dovetails by hand, they look great.

-- One Time Tree Man

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bigike

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#9 posted 1599 days ago

very nice work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Hallmark

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#10 posted 1599 days ago

Looks great, that will get alot of use.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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Riehlez

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#11 posted 1598 days ago

Sweet and simple, excellent way to express your talent.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 1595 days ago

very nice looking chest…

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

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BarbS

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#13 posted 1594 days ago

Beautiful wood, classy joinery, and skilled workmanship. Congratulations, it is beautiful.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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