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Project by venusflytraps posted 09-06-2012 08:48 PM 792 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made for my sisters bday present,,,... cherry and maple carcass,,, african mahogany and maple drawer boxes,, i used the mlcs dovetail jig,, and tung oil,, i find the blind dovetail jig alot harder to set up … but it does look cool i guess,,, ps, use paper backing for inlays when switching grain directions.
otherwise they may crack when the wood expands,, different woods expand differently,, paper backing helps

-- rob





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Fishinbo

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#1 posted 09-06-2012 09:15 PM

Sweet idea for a present. Labor of love.

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#2 posted 09-06-2012 09:34 PM

I really like the front of this and the drawer fronts in particular. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 09-06-2012 11:58 PM

Wow, that’s awesome! I like the look of the contrasting wood.

-- Sow justice, reap peace

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#4 posted 09-07-2012 12:06 AM

Rob

Well done buddy. One thing I learned is I always do nice things for my siblings, however, I do not expect anything back.

So far I have not been disappointed. :)
But they are still family.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#5 posted 09-07-2012 12:54 AM

Very nice chest. She will certainly like that one!!

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

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#6 posted 09-07-2012 01:11 AM

Very nice. I am with Arlin, family is family. Like it or not.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 09-07-2012 02:51 PM

Wow, very impressive

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#8 posted 09-07-2012 06:33 PM

Nice gift. I’d definitely give you something in return… Lol

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#9 posted 09-08-2012 03:02 PM

You did a nice job on that. I am in the same situation with my sister, but what are you gonna do? I don’t make her gifts for the return, but for the satisfaction of giving her something I made. I know you know what I mean – Nice work.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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