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Project by swandog posted 596 days ago 1139 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built this walnut chest for my sister a couple of years ago. I’m a hobby woodworker and I’m inspired by others pictures so I thought I’d throw my design out there. The walnut used is somewhat sentimental as it came from my great-grandfathers farm in Iowa. Walnut is one of my favorite types of wood.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 596 days ago

Welcome to Ljs
This is a very nice chest,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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learnin2do

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#2 posted 596 days ago

just plain -wow- !
I don’t do my walnut that much justice!
If i don’t get to milling it soon, i won’t even have a chance to ruin it with my woodwork tools!

-- christine

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 596 days ago

Great work. I’m in the process of making one similar to this right now. Great work and welcome to LJ’s the greatest web site out there!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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dean2336

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#4 posted 596 days ago

welcome to lumberjocks—-you’ll like it here—i like the plain design

-- dean2336,nebr.

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inchanga

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#5 posted 596 days ago

Nice job. I really like the contrasting colours

-- chris, north wales http://salemchapelfurniture.co.uk/

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MonteCristo

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#6 posted 596 days ago

Nice clean design and contrast between the frame and the panels. Personally,I think I would have kept the grain direction consistent (likely all vertical) on the panels.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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swandog

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#7 posted 596 days ago

Thanks everyone. There is a lot of talent on this site. Plenty of inspiration to try to improve. Dwight I agree that those panels should have been all vertical.

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