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Project by Stephen M. Skillins posted 583 days ago 909 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid Curly Soft Maple. Secondary woods are Eastern White Pine and Yellow Birch. Based on a Boston piece made by Benjamin Frothingham ( a general in the revolutionary war and friend of George Washington). Piece is over 7.5 feet tall.

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 583 days ago

This is one outstanding piece Steve,The first look spoke to me right away Quality 110% quality.

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Charles Maxwell

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#2 posted 583 days ago

NIce!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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SteveGaskins

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#3 posted 583 days ago

Steve, excellent build. Do you have close up pics of the concave shell and final?

Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 583 days ago

Of the utmost excellence!

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

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 582 days ago

Beautiful piece of furniture. Great craftsmanship.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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dnick

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#6 posted 582 days ago

Just beautiful work. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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lightweightladylefty

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#7 posted 582 days ago

Steve,

This is absolutely gorgeous! The choice of wood is superb and workmanship looks perfect. Thanks for sharing.

LW

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 582 days ago

Top drawer all the way—outstanding build.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 582 days ago

Wow, awesome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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dshute

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#10 posted 582 days ago

Fantastic piece of furniture, excellent craftsmanship.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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ART LACKEY

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#11 posted 582 days ago

Very Very nice job Steve! Have you done other stuff like this? I would love to build a Newport Block front secretary if I had a good set of plans/blueprints.What is the finish?

-- IF YOU GIVE A MAN A FISH,YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY,BUT IF YOU TEACH HIM HOW TO FISH---HE'LL SIT IN A BOAT AND DRINK BEER ALL DAY!

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sras

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#12 posted 582 days ago

An excellent build on a challenging design. Well done!!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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LeslieC

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#13 posted 581 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous. How long did it take you to create this?

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BigYin

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#14 posted 581 days ago

Outstanding !

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Stephen M. Skillins

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#15 posted 581 days ago

Thankyou everyone!

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA

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