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Project by oakwood posted 10-21-2012 03:16 PM 1310 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished in time for the upcoming (Hometown Fair) in Nov., here at the community centre. The centre purchased a DR4 Leigh jig about a year ago and I thought I would give it a go. After much trial and error pieces I finally got the set up. The legs came from some discarded piece of furniture I found in the store room. I wish I had recessed the bear portion into the chest. Maybe the next time whenever that will be. Bye to all for now and good times ahead.





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shipwright

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#1 posted 10-21-2012 05:28 PM

Your talents do not stop at marquetry , do they?

Nice work as always.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Grumpymike

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#2 posted 10-21-2012 05:56 PM

Wow just won’t do it, that is a wowza for sure … I like the soloution for the hinge swing on the sliding tray.
Truley unique, the inlay work (marquetry) is just outstanding.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 10-21-2012 06:28 PM

Good thought process, great work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 10-21-2012 09:31 PM

cool chest ,great build and super design plus very nice marquetry .The feet were a nice touch too.

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 10-21-2012 10:14 PM

Another nicely done piece.

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

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 10-22-2012 02:32 AM

That is a beautiful chest with incredible joinery. I love the trees and bear family! This is definately a winner.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Woodenwizard

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#7 posted 10-22-2012 02:59 AM

Well Done! A real work of art and craftsmanship.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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majuvla

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#8 posted 10-22-2012 05:42 PM

Very sweet box.Reminds me on ’’Brother bear’’ cartoon story.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#9 posted 10-22-2012 11:48 PM

Another sweet build. Very nicely done. Lotsa gr8 details

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

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 07-16-2017 12:30 PM

This is a beautiful project and love the design and craftsmanship.

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

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

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