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Project by WoodScrap posted 1480 days ago 2332 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Latest project is a “Collector’s Showcase” for my Brother In-law. He is an avid watch collector. The design is by Craig Bentzley and was illustrated in the April/May 2010 editin if Woodcraft Magazine. I stayed pretty close to Mr. Bentzley’s design. The case is cherry, the side and back panels in Quilted Maple veneer, and the drawer fronts are Culry Maple. The drawer cases are maple. The panels (side and back) and the drawer fronts are dyed amber. All outside surfaces have three coats of garnet shellac and three coats of satin laquer. The drawer insides are finished with a burgandy baize and the dividers are cherry. Great project. Thanks for looking.

-- Rick -Tulsa





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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 1480 days ago

Now that is just beautiful! Great job.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Kathy

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#2 posted 1480 days ago

That is just about perfect for my rocks and minerals collection!!! I have been looking for a pattern. Can you tell me how big it is?

Beautiful wood and a great job!

-- curious woodworker

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 1480 days ago

Thats a beautiful cabinet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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wseand

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#4 posted 1480 days ago

That is just an incredible showcase.
The maple is beautiful.
The drawers are spectacular.
Your Bro-in-law is very lucky to be able to get a piece like this. I am sure he will use it proudly.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Richard

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#5 posted 1480 days ago

Very nice indeed. I like the dividers so even and sharp, (I tried making dividers for my projects but I haven’t quite got the knack at it). I like the display case on the top. Overall it is pleasing to the eye. Also great job on the poker chip box and blanket chest.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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cobbler

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#6 posted 1480 days ago

Great job! I know he was pleased. I would have been.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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DaddyZ

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#7 posted 1479 days ago

Nice Box, Love the Wood!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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BTKS

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#8 posted 1479 days ago

I’d be looking at the case more than the collectibles. Great work, the craftsmanship pours out of this project!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 1470 days ago

Beautiful piece. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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fernandoindia

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#10 posted 880 days ago

Rick, a great project and beautiful

You made a very nice piece.

I came after Fishbone referenced your chest yesterday. Went through you gallery, great and nice projects you have there. COngratulations. Thanks for posting

-- Back home. Fernando

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