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Project by Gene Howe posted 03-20-2017 02:50 AM 2105 views 2 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

27” tall, 18” wide, 6” deep.
Curly maple, some walnut and bits of brass.
Drawer sides are dadoed and slide on wood glides.
That blue stuff covers swiveling wings. It’s for pinning earrings and other junk ladies collect that may get lost in the drawers. Drawers are lined with the same blue stuff.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton





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#1 posted 03-20-2017 02:55 AM

Wow! Gene this is one beautiful chest.

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#2 posted 03-20-2017 02:58 AM

That is beautiful !

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 03-20-2017 03:20 AM

Absolutely love it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 03-20-2017 03:21 AM

That is sweet Gene. Nice work. I am sure the ladies in your world will like it too !!!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#5 posted 03-20-2017 03:23 AM

Magnificent, Gene.

-- Mark

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#6 posted 03-20-2017 03:33 AM

Beautifully designed and executed!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 03-20-2017 03:38 AM

Yes that truly is beautiful.

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#8 posted 03-20-2017 03:45 AM

AWESOME!

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#9 posted 03-20-2017 03:47 AM

Love the way you framed that curly maple, Gene, and the walnut and brass are beautiful BLING!!

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 03-20-2017 03:55 AM

Nice one Gene, and big too.
I like these blue stuff bit the craftsmanship is the best part. :-)

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#11 posted 03-20-2017 04:03 AM

Wow Gene, this is a tour de force of woodworking. Absolutely magnificent. Congrats on a great build.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#12 posted 03-20-2017 04:32 AM

curly maple and walnut looks great together, love it

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 03-20-2017 05:48 AM

Fantastic, Gene…. absolutely stunning

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#14 posted 03-20-2017 10:15 AM

Beautiful concept of interior and those wooden ’’harware’’ looks very good too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 03-20-2017 11:12 AM

Outstanding…..

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