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Project by Viktor posted 11-07-2017 05:55 AM 927 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A modern chest of drawers made of sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum) with home made brass pulls. Solid wood throughout, except drawer bottoms. Top and outer sides are made of single boards that wrap around the perimeter for visual continuity. Dimensions are 109×84 x 42 cm (43” x 33” x 17”). Finished with Danish oil and Renaissance wax.
Thank you for looking.





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 11-07-2017 12:02 PM

Well done and clean design

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#2 posted 11-07-2017 01:30 PM

That’s a beautiful piece of furniture. Clean lines and nice finish.

-- Ron Stewart

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#3 posted 11-07-2017 02:57 PM

Very nice…........although I can see walking by this in my bedroom and catching my shirt on one of the drawer pulls.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 11-07-2017 05:11 PM

I REALLY like the “case on feet” way you have the cascase “floating” above the base. A super design element, very well done.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#5 posted 11-07-2017 06:29 PM

This is a very nice chest of drawers.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#6 posted 11-07-2017 06:34 PM

ohwoodeye:Very niceā€¦….....although I can see walking by this in my bedroom and catching my shirt on one of the drawer pulls.

- Well, that hasn’t happened yet. The pulls are rounded polished and facing downward.

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#7 posted 11-07-2017 11:51 PM

Very nicely done. Love the clean modern lines.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#8 posted 11-08-2017 02:39 AM

Beautiful!

What is the thickness of case material?

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#9 posted 11-08-2017 02:58 AM


Beautiful!
What is the thickness of case material?
- tool_junkie

It’s 20 mm (0.79”).

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#10 posted 11-08-2017 06:24 PM

The wood really speaks for itself. Beautiful.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#11 posted 11-08-2017 07:39 PM

Beautiful piece of work!
I like the minimal drawer pulls, an accent in brass which goes well with the wood.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 11-08-2017 11:31 PM

Viktor , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 11-11-2017 07:50 AM

Very beutiful work. The light this wood reflects is superb.

Can you elaborate more about the finishing process?
Thanks

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