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Project by Kv0nT posted 685 days ago 1050 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at dovetails.

I made this out of quartersawn oak with handcut dovetails. The finish is Old Masters dark walnut stain, and Old Masters oil-based brushing lacquer colored with a little ‘amber-honey’ Transtint dye.





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clieb91

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#1 posted 685 days ago

Nice looking dovetails, you are way ahead of me on that front. This makes a very nice display cabinet for your collection.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Kv0nT

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#2 posted 685 days ago

Actually that’s just the tip of the iceberg of my pottery collection. I had to build this to make some room in my cabinets!

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Prplhrtjarhead

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#3 posted 685 days ago

Hand cut dovetails, indeed. I have yet to master router/jig cut dovetails. Braggert!

Nicely done and finished beautifully.

-- "We'll preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we'll sentence them to take the last step into a thousand years of darkness." R. Reagan, "The Speech", 1964

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Kv0nT

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#4 posted 685 days ago

Thanks for the compliments. I always appreciate it coming from a fellow Reaganite. I’m about to puke listening to Bill Clinton’s speech right now. He won’t shut up or stop making things up.

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majuvla

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#5 posted 685 days ago

I very much like this retro look

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 684 days ago

Nice cabinet and you did a great job on the hand cut dovetails!! I love quartersawn oak, too.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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