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17th century greenwoodworking chest

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Project by raecreation posted 04-18-2017 06:20 PM 660 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished up a 17th century carved chest, using riven oak.

Full write up here: https://raecreation.wordpress.com/2017/04/01/17th-century-joined-chest-red-oak-20162017/

-- Matt





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#1 posted 04-18-2017 06:29 PM

Very, very nice!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#2 posted 04-18-2017 06:34 PM

Beautiful work.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 04-18-2017 07:37 PM

Wow, that’s talent.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 04-18-2017 07:44 PM

Top Job!

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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#5 posted 04-18-2017 07:44 PM

Beautiful – you have my complete and total admiration for your efforts in this project. You make Norm look like an amateur.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 04-19-2017 12:34 AM

My hero.

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#7 posted 04-19-2017 02:52 AM

I read your write-up. Very impressive. Great job!
Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#8 posted 04-19-2017 03:35 PM

Very nice work!

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#9 posted 04-19-2017 04:33 PM

This piece turned out beautifully. Nice work. 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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