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Quilt chest. Over time, the cherry in the quilt blocks has darkened and diminished the contrast with the walnut and maple pieces in the blocks. If I ever do this one again I’ll dye the quilt block pieces in colors.
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#1 posted 08-11-2011 10:34 PM
Wonderful chest with quilted wood panels.
-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois
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#2 posted 08-11-2011 11:07 PM
Wow, I really like this.
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#3 posted 08-12-2011 12:04 AM
Definitely my favorite for quilt chests. The quilt blocks patterns really make it top notch.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#4 posted 08-12-2011 12:54 AM
Lovely chest! The quilt blocks add the appropriate touch. There’s a rest stop on I-80 in Iowa as one nears the Mississippi River (Near Muscatine, IA) with a theme built around quilt blocks and their use on the Under-ground Railroad. They played a real part in history.
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#5 posted 08-12-2011 01:25 AM
Good locking box and design on the front .Very much in proportion and pleasing to the eye .
-- Kiefer 松
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#6 posted 08-12-2011 01:53 AM
Outstanding! Very nice craftsmanship.
-- Life is good.
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#7 posted 08-12-2011 04:57 AM
What a wonderful idea. I love the quilt block panels. Thank you for sharing this.
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#8 posted 08-12-2011 03:03 PM
Great idea!!! My Aunt owns a quilt shop and she’d love a piece like that! Great Job!
-- Robbinscabin, www.facebook.com/northcountryrustics
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#9 posted 08-12-2011 03:11 PM
Now this is a really sharp chest. Nice work.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#10 posted 08-12-2011 07:28 PM
Very cool !! I like it.
-- Woodman12608, cedar Lake, IN
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#11 posted 08-12-2011 07:50 PM
Very nice. I also made one and they are a lot of fun to make.
-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."
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#12 posted 08-13-2011 07:16 PM
Great looking design, very nice.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#13 posted 08-19-2011 12:34 AM
-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!
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#14 posted 08-19-2011 02:25 AM
My wife is a quilter, she loved this piece as do I. Nice job
-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle
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