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#1 posted 04-06-2011 05:28 PM
Wow. Absolutely gorgeous.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 04-06-2011 06:13 PM
Great piece. Great paneling, too. Did you do that as well?
#3 posted 04-06-2011 06:23 PM
Tyler, thanks! I wish I could even claim the location. We found an original Sears kit house that was intact, and was perfect for the shoot. Lucky on that one.
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#4 posted 04-06-2011 07:43 PM
ooooooooooooooooooooo, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Love it!
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
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#5 posted 04-06-2011 09:07 PM
Great work. Nice finish and hardware. You are teasing us by only including one picture. We want close-ups!
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#6 posted 04-06-2011 09:40 PM
Very nice, classic design, and superb craftsmanship, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
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#7 posted 04-06-2011 09:41 PM
Simply stunning. I bet that thing’s a bear to move around!
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
#8 posted 04-06-2011 11:35 PM
Al, I won’t lie. It is!
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#9 posted 04-07-2011 12:59 AM
This is the same piece from the book “Authentic A & C furniture projects” published in 2000’ by Pop W/W that you built correct? I had to get the book off of my bookcase when i seen this. I wasn’t a big fan of the biscuits on the side panels but i guess it made it approachable for alot of people, me included at the time. I thought the dovetailed drawers were excellent! And the hardware help ‘set the piece off” in my opinion.
Thanks for posting!
-- Jesus was a carpenter
#10 posted 04-07-2011 01:04 AM
C’mon Rick this is the TOOL GUY! LOLOL Biscuits on high end mission?? NO NO NO SAY IT AIN’T SO…. ;)
#11 posted 04-07-2011 01:50 PM
I’m afraid rivergirl is right. If you want hand-done laborious work, you’ll have to talk to Chris. :0)
#12 posted 04-07-2011 02:30 PM
ToolGuy- as I said in a previous post on another item here on L/J: /on’t misunderstand me, I don’t build this beautiful mission stuff- it is way above my pay grade and I have no tools/skills for that kind of work. But I do love the good stuff. I had my mission repros built by a friend in B.C. Canada and had it flown in. Those were the days….......... ;) Oh, and he never used biscuit joinery. HAHAHAHA.
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#13 posted 04-08-2011 01:48 PM
BEAUTIFUL piece! Tip of the hat to Rick for the source of the project (it’s now on the way thru the local library system!) Echoing pinto’s comment….....more pics!!!
-- I don't know what this is going to be like, but there's only one way to find out..........
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