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Project by Woodoc posted 09-17-2017 08:25 PM 1283 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The joinery for the case and feet are hand cut dovetails. Both the front and the lid are made from single, wide, walnut boards. The lid has bread board ends mitered to front edge molding. Constructed over one week at Lonnie Bird’s School in Dandridge, TN. Simple, but enjoyable design. I plan to make another soon.

-- Doc "Not all who wander are lost." --J. R.R. Tolkien





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 09-17-2017 08:41 PM

Looks great, Doc. What are the dimensions, so I can be truly in awe over the single, wide, walnut boards ?

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jim65

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#2 posted 09-17-2017 08:52 PM

Clean and beautiful, very well done, compliments on the dovetails! This piece would go well anywhere.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 09-17-2017 10:32 PM

Beautiful work!

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#4 posted 09-18-2017 02:28 PM

It’s absolutely beautiful! There is a lot of nice details and fine craftsmanship displayed in this piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 09-20-2017 02:06 AM

It looks great! Nice work doc.

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

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#6 posted 09-25-2017 02:52 AM

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 09-25-2017 04:55 PM

Very very nice.

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

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