Queen Anne Lowboy

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Project by GregP posted 07-22-2010 02:17 AM 2043 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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here’s the project it’s a Queen Anne Lowboy Dressing Table I believe is the correct term for it, although it lives in my hallway. It was originally stained but I went back, refinished with aniline dye and added a shell to the center drawer, also made it a drawer, used to be a false drawer.









Machined dovetails but still a nice touch I think


Sorry some of the pictures are blurry, I’m still working on my photography.

-- Greg P, Washington State,

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#1 posted 07-22-2010 02:41 AM

Very nice!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#2 posted 07-22-2010 02:48 AM

Wow. Dovetail joint of the drawer keeps thinking. If the drawer front is solid then the dovetail had been done manually. I havent seen any router jig doing this indented dovetail. Can you lend us your secret? Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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#3 posted 07-22-2010 02:50 AM

That’s a beaut Greg!

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#4 posted 07-22-2010 03:19 AM

Your carving really gives your project a beautiful flare of excellance!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#5 posted 07-22-2010 03:33 AM

Thats a beautiful peice of furniture.

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#6 posted 07-22-2010 06:23 AM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 07-22-2010 06:44 AM

Looks well done

-- wood crafting & classes

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#8 posted 07-22-2010 10:33 AM

Like the changes that your made. Project turned out looking great. The carving was a major enhancement.

-- There's no such thing as mistakes, just design changes.

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#9 posted 07-22-2010 10:36 AM

She is a real beaut, the changes you made were right on.

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#10 posted 07-22-2010 09:01 PM

very nicely done – the legs are great

-- -erik & christy-

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#11 posted 12-31-2010 07:10 PM

Greg, your project was on the LJ front page when I logged on and it immediately caught my eye. Very nice build. As others have commented, your changes enhanced the beauty of this piece. I am curious about two things: 1. It looks like cherry. Is it? 2. Did you make the legs from scratch?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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