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Project by barkupatree posted 01-28-2012 06:34 AM 3885 views 34 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t posted anything for a while. I built this jewelry chest to the specifications of a client. This chest looks like it has 8 drawers but it only has 7 drawers. The bottom drawer is double deep and has a faux break so it looks continuous with 8 drawers.

The primary woods are Shedua and Wenge with drawers being Hard Maple. Drawer #1 (top) has two open areas with ring rolls in the middle. Drawers #2 – #5 have have dividers that are configurable, they have 80 compartments per drawer if left as is. Drawers #6 & #7 have friction dividers, the dividers slide in a slot on the front and back and are held in place with simple friction.

-- Life is Good Enough -- http://www.barkupatreewoodworks.com/





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#1 posted 01-28-2012 06:36 AM

Gorgeous work! Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 01-28-2012 06:38 AM

That is nice.
Well done.

kiefer

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#3 posted 01-28-2012 07:35 AM

a classic design and so well done. balance and grace combined .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-28-2012 09:29 AM

Love it!!

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#5 posted 01-28-2012 12:49 PM

Wow what a nice piece! Great lines and hard to go wrong with Wenge. ( David Marks ) would be proud. Love the lines on this and locking dadoes for the drawers is nice as well. I love using them.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 01-28-2012 02:16 PM

beautiful. gr8 detail in those locking rabbits on the drawers

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#7 posted 01-28-2012 02:57 PM

Nice! Impressive piece.

-- Duane, Iowa

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#8 posted 01-28-2012 03:26 PM

Gorgeous combination of woods and design.
I like what you did on the “7th/8th” drawer , and thank you for the open drawer pictures.
Your joinery looks awesome with the contrasting woods : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 01-28-2012 03:43 PM

Another nice piece from the barkupatree woodshop. Nice style and beautiful wood. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#10 posted 01-28-2012 03:52 PM

The only thing I can say is BEAUTIFUL JOB..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#11 posted 01-28-2012 05:10 PM

Super build, great colors and style.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#12 posted 01-28-2012 05:26 PM

Very cool, it’s gorgeous. I like everything about it. The design, the contrasting wood, the drawer details…everything. Got me inspired to do something with a chunk of wenge I’ve had laying around for a few years, thanks for posting!

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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#13 posted 01-28-2012 05:39 PM

VERY nicely done!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#14 posted 01-28-2012 06:32 PM

love, love LOVE the design and the wood choice… wow. I really like how you did the joinery for the drawer fronts. TIght, strong and different than the normal doves… nice work…

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#15 posted 01-28-2012 07:23 PM

Uber wow, perfect in every detail

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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