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TIGER MAPLE QUEEN ANNE SPICE BOX ON FRAME

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Project by bungy posted 01-31-2011 12:32 AM 3939 views 20 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

QUEEN ANNE SPICE BOX ON FRAME.TOMBSTONE DOORS,21 DRAWERS HAND DOVETAILED,CANDLE HOLDERS.ANILINE DYE,DANISH OIL AND WAX.





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offyguy

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#1 posted 01-31-2011 12:39 AM

Bungy, this is very nice! But my question is how big is it? You say it’s a spice box, so I’m thinking it’s 1-2 feet tall. But in the pics it looks full size 6-7 feet tall. Or is it dollhouse size? Inquiring minds need to know! I’ve always thought a mini high boy would make a neat jewelry box.

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Jonathan

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#2 posted 01-31-2011 12:46 AM

That’s got to be full-sized as I don’t think they make bottles of wine for doll houses. :-)

This is a fantastic piece, to say the least!

Did you start with a yellowish base of the anilene dye, then proceed from there?

Wow!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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bungy

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#3 posted 01-31-2011 12:49 AM

HELLO, I’M SORRY IT’S 5 FEET TALL AND 2 FEET WIDE.IT’S CONSIDERED A SPICE BOX BUT IS REALLY A SMALL HIGHBOY.MY WIFE WILL USE IT AS A JEWELRY BOX.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 01-31-2011 12:54 AM

bungy
This is one outstanding spice box. Outstanding build and amazing wood. Fantastic.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woody57

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#5 posted 01-31-2011 12:57 AM

outstanding work and the figure on the maple is wonderful. The finish really sets it off.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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bungy

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#6 posted 01-31-2011 01:08 AM

HI JOHN, I SANDED EVERYTHING DOWN TO 120 GRIT.THAN USED MOSERS W1480 HONEY AMBER 1 OZ TO QT. MIX AS A GRAIN RAISING COAT.THAN SANDED BACK DOWN WITH 180.THAN I APPIED W1480 WITH TRANSFAST LEMON YELLOW 1 OZ TO 2 QT. MIX 1TO 1 LET DRY THAN OIL.THANKS

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 01-31-2011 01:18 AM

My gosh! What did you do with the rest of the weekend? :-)

That’s truly an awesome piece!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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grizzman

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#8 posted 01-31-2011 01:23 AM

well this is drop dead gorgeous in my opinion , wow just beautiful, this will look stunning in your home and i would guess you are certainly proud of this piece…i hope your wife will appreciate this one…and you might get ready for what others might want you to build for them…or have you already been busy with that…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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bigike

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#9 posted 01-31-2011 01:32 AM

great work. this is a remarkable piece.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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dustyal

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#10 posted 01-31-2011 01:40 AM

yes, very beautiful work… now who has to buy the jewelry to fill it up? ouch.. !

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 01-31-2011 02:23 AM

holy crap, That is beautiful. I love the grain. Super Craftsmanship!!! How long have you been working on this piece?

-- Dennis Zongker

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jcees

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#12 posted 01-31-2011 02:25 AM

Gorgeousity! That’s all I can say. BRAVO!

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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GaryD

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#13 posted 01-31-2011 03:40 AM

Bungy, well done this looks great.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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Les Hastings

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#14 posted 01-31-2011 05:05 AM

Awesome piece all the way around.

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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TJ65

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#15 posted 01-31-2011 05:12 AM

WOW thats just awesome!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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