Quilt Chest

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Project by sugarpine posted 08-11-2011 09:31 PM 3040 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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.

-- sugarpine

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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

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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,

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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

Beautiful piece.

-- 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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