Walnut Chest of Drawers and Beside cabinets

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Project by Bloonose posted 05-03-2010 02:49 PM 2754 views 19 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these items a few weeks back along with a Mirror frame, no pics of that yet. Walnut with solid Maple drawer internals, soft close hidden runners on the drawers for the Chest and handcut dovetails on the small cabinets. Ebony knobs were turned for me. The chest is seen from the back so tried to make it look nice from the rear too!

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#1 posted 05-03-2010 02:57 PM

WOW impressive bureau. wood is spectacular..your simplicity of design is just grand It is one very impressive piece of furniture. I know you will enjoy living with this piece. Give your knob turner a pat on the back too!

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#2 posted 05-03-2010 03:27 PM

Now that is a real “Cadillac” furniture project.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#3 posted 05-03-2010 03:31 PM

very well done.great thanks for the pics.what fhinish did you use?

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#4 posted 05-03-2010 03:46 PM

These are beautiful pieces. Classic designs and spectacular choice of woods. What did you use for the finish? It turned out great.

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#5 posted 05-03-2010 04:05 PM

These are very nice! The walnut looks fantastic!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 05-03-2010 04:25 PM

I wouldn’t change a thing on it. Fit and finish are excellent.

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

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#7 posted 05-03-2010 05:56 PM

Thank you for the comments, the finish is an Oil/wax product meant for floors which has become quite popular over this side of the pond as its very easy to apply and is quite tough! The legs are rounded on the outside edge and have a rounded taper at the bottom which the pictures dont show too well. Close up pics available?

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#8 posted 05-03-2010 07:07 PM

Spectacular work!

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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#9 posted 05-04-2010 12:09 AM

Great looking pieces. You did a beautiful job on these. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 05-04-2010 12:44 AM

oh Wow. What great walnut pieces. Your proportions are perfect. Beautiful work!


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#11 posted 05-04-2010 07:52 AM

Wow, that is a great piece. I love the walnut. Well done.

-- Steve, Portland, OR

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#12 posted 05-05-2010 12:58 AM

Really beautiful work here!

I have become a fan of walnut lately and one of these days, hope to turn out a project as pretty as this one constructed of walnut.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#13 posted 05-05-2010 04:55 PM

These look great. They look well put together. Great craftsmanship Bloonose.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#14 posted 05-07-2010 03:27 AM

Excellent excellent work…I love it.

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA

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#15 posted 05-07-2010 03:37 AM

very nice. Usually I prefer to see walnut complimented with another specie since it’s very dominant, but in this case it actually has a nice balanced look to it.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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