Another Tea Chest

  • Advertise with us
Project by Kent Shepherd posted 12-03-2011 12:43 AM 4309 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


39 comments so far

View SPalm's profile


5249 posts in 3300 days

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

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


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View patron's profile


13524 posts in 2760 days

#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

View degoose's profile


7193 posts in 2773 days

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

You have done it again… wonderful.

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

View janice's profile


1097 posts in 2844 days

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

Very nice!

-- Janice

View ChuckV's profile


2872 posts in 2946 days

#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?

-- “And the products of wealth push you along on the bow wave of their spiritless undying selves.” ― I. Anderson

View longgone's profile


5688 posts in 2727 days

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

That looks really great! Excellent design and craftsmanship…

View peteg's profile


3806 posts in 2241 days

#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

View ed220's profile


624 posts in 2811 days

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

Awesome chest.Great choice of wood.

View robert triplett's profile

robert triplett

1566 posts in 2523 days

#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 now time to work!!!

View ruddy's profile


521 posts in 2358 days

#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'

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9325 posts in 3471 days

#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: ... My Small Gallery:"

View Karson's profile


35032 posts in 3819 days

#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 soon moving to Virginia †

View Gary's profile


8965 posts in 2851 days

#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

View vakman's profile


301 posts in 1822 days

#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. -

View blackcherry's profile


3292 posts in 3241 days

#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

showing 1 through 15 of 39 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics