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Project by Acer posted 06-23-2012 10:00 PM 2369 views 13 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife has started collecting jewelry pins, so I volunteered to make a chest for them.

I am pretty much a novice at woodworking, but starting with beautiful curly cherry (case) and tiger maple (drawers) means you almost cant go wrong.

-- Near Allentown, PA. "In theory, practice and theory are the same. In practice, they aren't."





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Gshepherd

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#1 posted 06-23-2012 10:14 PM

Excellent Job, Wife should be pleased.

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 06-24-2012 12:04 AM

Very attractive and nicely crafted.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 06-24-2012 12:34 AM

Great Job Acer wonderful chest.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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JL7

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#4 posted 06-24-2012 12:38 AM

Very nice – good choice of materials and the dovetail splines really finish it off nicely.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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Roger

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#5 posted 06-24-2012 12:47 AM

A very awesome project with some gr8 details and joinery craftsmanship.

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

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BenI

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#6 posted 06-24-2012 02:09 AM

Beautiful job! Looks great!

-- Ben from IL

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Kookaburra

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#7 posted 06-24-2012 02:18 AM

Any woman would be pleased with that lovely box – and even more so as you made it specially for her collection.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 06-24-2012 03:40 AM

Acer,

The box is beautiful! Not only is the wood gorgeous, but the craftsmanship is first-rate! Thanks for sharing.

L/W

P.S. With work like that, you can’t be considered a novice!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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majuvla

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#9 posted 06-24-2012 10:30 AM

Very nice,wonderfull drawer box.Another happy wife :-) !

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 06-24-2012 11:27 AM

Now, this is a real nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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woodrookieII

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#11 posted 06-24-2012 12:04 PM

Very nice.

....rookieII

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Acer

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#12 posted 06-24-2012 12:10 PM

That you all for your kind words of encouragement!

-- Near Allentown, PA. "In theory, practice and theory are the same. In practice, they aren't."

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SergeantSawDust

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#13 posted 06-24-2012 03:58 PM

I like the wood selection. Nice looking project!

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sergeantsawdust.com

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Rick

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#14 posted 06-24-2012 03:59 PM

Beautiful!! You can’t go wrong, but an ugly design can make it hard to look at. Yours does NOT have that problem!!

-- There are many tempting parking places on the road to success

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CharlieM1958

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#15 posted 06-24-2012 04:36 PM

Novice, huh? I can’t wait till you get some more experience!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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