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Medium Tack Trunk

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Project by Ivan posted 04-07-2010 03:21 AM 4296 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany frame with Maple Ply panels. Full mortise and tenon construction, splined mitre corners. Finish is Spar Varnish.

-- "Do it right the first time, you'll just kick yourself later..."





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gjd

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#1 posted 04-07-2010 03:44 AM

Nicely done. The contrasting wood is beautiful.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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woodworm

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#2 posted 04-07-2010 03:46 AM

This is beautiful – nicely built with great colour combination and the hardware is really nice.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#3 posted 04-07-2010 03:48 AM

this piece is gorgeous…. love the contrasting woods…

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

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Ivan

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#4 posted 04-07-2010 03:52 AM

Thanks for the kind words. I’ve got another variation in mind, hopefully it will develop in a few weeks, if I can get the shop time in…

-- "Do it right the first time, you'll just kick yourself later..."

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grizzman

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#5 posted 04-07-2010 05:05 AM

very beautiful…ive got to make two cedar trunks soon for my daughters in laws…i hope they turn out as nice as yours…wonderful job

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 04-07-2010 05:18 AM

Beautiful trunk.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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cobbler

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#7 posted 04-07-2010 02:01 PM

Beautiful!

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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sptfish

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#8 posted 04-08-2010 03:17 PM

Beautiful work, nice contrast between the woods

-- Sptfish, Naples, Florida, http://www.ckherzer1@comcast.net

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BTKS

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#9 posted 04-09-2010 12:35 AM

If my wife sees this or the last trunk I’m in a world of hurt. She just gave up on her blanket chest recently. If she thinks something can be built for the horses then I won’t get any rest till it’s DONE. Just kidding, the tack box’s look great and should hold up for many years. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 04-11-2010 01:57 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 05-05-2010 08:02 AM

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous :)

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Andrew

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#12 posted 08-03-2012 09:24 PM

Do you happen to have more pictures, including any of the construction? Thanks!

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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