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Tea Chest——- Figured Maple sides, Cherry raised panel top, with Cherry dovetail splines.12 mm Barrel hinges.
Thanks for looking
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Dec 02, 2011
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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.
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#2 posted 12-03-2011 01:08 AM
beautiful chest there kent
some nice wood too
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#3 posted 12-03-2011 01:13 AM
You have done it again… wonderful.
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#4 posted 12-03-2011 01:13 AM
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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?
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#6 posted 12-03-2011 01:24 AM
That looks really great! Excellent design and craftsmanship…
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#7 posted 12-03-2011 01:24 AM
that is one very nice job there Kent, well done :)
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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.
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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.
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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!
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#12 posted 12-03-2011 03:40 AM
Kent: A beautiful box.
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#13 posted 12-03-2011 03:45 AM
Beautiful. Don’t know what else to say. Just sittin here droolin
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#14 posted 12-03-2011 03:48 AM
Great work, beautiful joinery technique
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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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