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Project by Hallmark posted 1299 days ago 5961 views 57 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from cherry and makore with a amber shellac and satin Seal Coat finish. Slightly shorter and a bit wider than the original. Both sides have hidden compartments under the insert shelfs. Made to match a previously posted shoe bench project. I have two more matching wall pieces started that will complete the set.

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





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psh

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#1 posted 1299 days ago

Nicely done!

-- Peter, Central VA

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toxicoval56

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#2 posted 1299 days ago

Very beautiful. Thank you for posting.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#3 posted 1299 days ago

Flat out “Awesome!”

I really like this. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Don

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#4 posted 1299 days ago

Very nice. I really like the contrasting woods on this.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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NBeener

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#5 posted 1299 days ago

Absolutely beautiful piece. Love everything about it … not least of all the hidden compartments.

Bravo !

-- -- Neil

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Manitario

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#6 posted 1299 days ago

wow, very nice. I love your choice of wood.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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lightweightladylefty

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#7 posted 1299 days ago

Lovely workmanship!

Thanks for the reminder: We had kind of forgotten about our removable shelves in our kitchen island—not for hiding things but for unbolting it from the floor if we ever decide to remodel!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Woodwrecker

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#8 posted 1299 days ago

Beautiful work.
Very faithful design and execution.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1299 days ago

This rocks, love the G & G style and the secret compartment is great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Tim29

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#10 posted 1299 days ago

Very nice work!

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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Hallmark

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#11 posted 1299 days ago

Thanks for the very nice comments. It looks so much better in person than the photos show. It has been done for a few months (now with dust) since I have yet to get acceptable photos of it. More to the build than it looks.

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

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twokidsnosleep

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#12 posted 1299 days ago

Truly gorgeous
Love the style, craftsmanship, wood, g/g details and the hidden compartment
Really nice work!! Standing O :applause, applause, applause

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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syeret

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#13 posted 1299 days ago

Gorgeous, beautiful and inspirational, thanks for sharing.

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Sodabowski

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#14 posted 1299 days ago

Wow, so many pins there. Appart from that, everything has already been said ^^

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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DaddyT

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#15 posted 1299 days ago

AWESOME!!! I love the hidden compartments.

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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