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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 12-03-2011 12:43 AM 2898 views 13 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tea Chest——- Figured Maple sides, Cherry raised panel top, with Cherry dovetail splines.
12 mm Barrel hinges.

Thanks for looking

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong





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SPalm

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#1 posted 12-03-2011 12:50 AM

Really nice Kent.
Man that is some purdy wood. And you got a nack for finishing.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 12-03-2011 01:08 AM

beautiful chest there kent

some nice wood too

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 12-03-2011 01:13 AM

You have done it again… wonderful.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 12-03-2011 01:13 AM

Very nice!

-- Janice

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#5 posted 12-03-2011 01:14 AM

That is beautiful. The woods work together wonderfully. I really like the way it has distinctive features without appearing overly ornate.

What is the finish?

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#6 posted 12-03-2011 01:24 AM

That looks really great! Excellent design and craftsmanship…

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#7 posted 12-03-2011 01:24 AM

that is one very nice job there Kent, well done :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#8 posted 12-03-2011 01:48 AM

Awesome chest.Great choice of wood.

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#9 posted 12-03-2011 01:51 AM

There is a lot to look at in this box. I like the round over on the top edge of the lid. It shows the figure of the Maple very well. The detail on the panel and where the top and bottom meet catch the eye. The color difference in the Maples is nice too. I have been thinking of a new way to secure dividers in the bottom of my jewelry boxes. Your way looks simpler than cutting dados. Thanks for letting us see your work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#10 posted 12-03-2011 02:19 AM

A very smart box. I also like the rounded over top edge.
Some beautiful wood.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#11 posted 12-03-2011 03:30 AM

Just B E A U T I F U L !!

... and those Splines! WOW!

... the Top is awesome…

Everything is SUPER COOL!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#12 posted 12-03-2011 03:40 AM

Kent: A beautiful box.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#13 posted 12-03-2011 03:45 AM

Beautiful. Don’t know what else to say. Just sittin here droolin

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#14 posted 12-03-2011 03:48 AM

Great work, beautiful joinery technique

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#15 posted 12-03-2011 03:59 AM

Another gem Kent, due tell about the finish. Hope you have a wonderful holiday season and as always thanks for posting your wares…Wilson

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