Tool Chest

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Project by Stephen M. Skillins posted 01-22-2012 06:54 AM 1509 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Case is solid South American Mahogany. Drawer fronts are Tiger Maple with Rosewood edge-banding. 2 Frame and panel pocket doors that lock. Back is a matching frame and panel. Drawers are dovetailed by hand. Case is dovetailed by hand. over 130 hand cut dovetails throughout. Solid brass hardware.

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 06:57 AM

Excellent workmanship and a outstanding design.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 01:17 PM

Geez, this is beautiful. Really classy work.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 03:03 PM

This is so nice and done very well.


-- 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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#4 posted 01-22-2012 05:37 PM

LOVE it, someting to be proud of

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-22-2012 05:50 PM

Great design and beautiful woods : )

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#6 posted 01-22-2012 05:55 PM

Awesome project, craftmanship looks outstanding.

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#7 posted 01-23-2012 12:31 AM

Very nice, joinery is top notch. I like the dovetails on the case.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#8 posted 01-23-2012 01:46 AM

Excellent job. I’m making a similar tool chest, and the hand dovetailing is quite difficult and time consuming.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#9 posted 01-23-2012 06:16 AM

Top notch work. Nice selection on the wood combo

-- Brock, Illinois

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