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Quilt Hard Maple 2-Drawer Jewelry chest

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Project by Jake Brain posted 446 days ago 743 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The chest sides are made from a single Quilt Hard Maple board that has been re saw, and re-joined in assembly to create a beautiful grain-wrap pattern at the corners. The top is solid American Black Walnut, book-matched with Bloodwood boarder. The corners of the jewelry boxes are mitered and accented with 4 pairs of splines, made from a contrasting wood. The two drawers are made from American Black Walnut. This is a 2-Drawer Walnut/Maple 12” x 9” x5 3/4” Jewelry chest. Finished with two coats of M. L. Campbell Satin Krystal which is post-catalyzed conversion varnish finishing system which is Water white and non-yellowing.

-- Jake Brain, Florida





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Dallas

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#1 posted 446 days ago

That’s just, well, ummm, PURTY!

Make some more and show us!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 446 days ago

That is a great design and your craftsmanship and wood combo made it extra nice. I especially like the mitered ends on the drawer fronts. Gives the whole project a finished/classy look.

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

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darkone

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#3 posted 446 days ago

I double the mitered ends on the draw fronts. Very nice!

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 446 days ago

Beautiful work and design

-- 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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Tokolosi

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#5 posted 446 days ago

Beautiful design and execution! And gorgeous wood.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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Roger

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#6 posted 445 days ago

Totally purdy, & beee-u-teeeee-ful! I like the way you did the front drawers. The wood combos are fantastic as well

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 445 days ago

Great box, like the color and finish, love the interior, very nice work.

-- Tom D

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