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Project by Tobes posted 07-29-2012 09:26 PM 1653 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Knotty Alder. Armoire is 84” tall, dressers are 64” tall. Armoire has adjustable shelving. Drawers use full extention ball bearing guides.

-- Tobes, AZ





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bhog

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#1 posted 07-29-2012 10:55 PM

Awesome man.I would like to make something like that someday.

How long did it take you?

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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Gshepherd

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#2 posted 07-29-2012 11:16 PM

Stunning, beautiful carvings…... A talent I lack myself but maybe someday I will give it a try…..

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

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 07-30-2012 01:23 AM

WOW! Fantastic piece! Love it!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 07-30-2012 01:38 AM

Very nice work

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Wendy

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#5 posted 07-30-2012 01:55 AM

I’m always blown away and inspired by projects like this. Everyone on this website builds fantastic projects. Beautiful, simply beautiful.

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dnick

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#6 posted 07-30-2012 03:49 AM

That’s a beautiful piece. Nice design , great craftsmanship.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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Tobes

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#7 posted 07-30-2012 04:41 PM

Thanks for looking! Appreciate the comments. It took a little longer than I had anticipated (3 weeks), but none the less I enjoyed working on it especially the carving and the lathe work. A lot of my clientle don’t ask for much carving so when they do it’s a treat!

-- Tobes, AZ

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JohnnyB

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#8 posted 07-30-2012 04:46 PM

Nice piece in the Spanish Colonial tradition. Was this a commission?

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

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Tom Godfrey

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#9 posted 07-30-2012 04:56 PM

awesome. Gong to add to my favorite just so I can look at every once in a while and dream. That is a piece of art. You got talent.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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404 - Not Found

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#10 posted 07-30-2012 05:07 PM

Fabulous job. It looks perfect. Thanks for posting.

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Schwieb

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#11 posted 07-30-2012 07:50 PM

How could this possibly not have gotten daily top 3? This is a spectacular project. Congratulations!!

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

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 07-30-2012 08:03 PM

Wow! That a beautiful piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
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-- 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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MikeS

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#13 posted 07-31-2012 01:49 PM

That is awesome. Looks great and will serve well for many years. Must have taken a long while to complete that one.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 07-31-2012 02:12 PM

Nice job!... great work on the carving, too.

Lee

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don1960

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#15 posted 08-06-2012 04:19 PM

3 weeks, huh?

It would take me 3 weeks to finish that after it was already made. (Ok, 4 weeks) (OK, 5 weeks).

Seriously, that is just fantastic. Something to be extremely proud of. You should quit making things now. I mean, how do you top that?

Oh, I just saw the kitchen. My mistake, you topped it….

-- -- Don from PA

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