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Project by stevenb posted 05-30-2008 08:49 PM 1865 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Used African rosewood that I brought with when we relocated

-- stevenb





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GaryK

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#1 posted 05-30-2008 09:00 PM

Very nice! That’s a lot of drawers. I bet you were glad to get all of them done.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 05-30-2008 09:02 PM

very beautiful work and beautiful completion

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#3 posted 05-30-2008 09:28 PM

Gorgeous wood, and a great job of putting it together!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Randy Sharp

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#4 posted 05-30-2008 09:39 PM

Beautiful piece Steven. I’ve seen plans for a lingerie chest similar to this at PlansNow website. I like the size proportions. Rosewood is an excellent choice.

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.

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Texasgaloot

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#5 posted 05-30-2008 10:11 PM

Beautiful, Steven. How did you find working the Rosewood?

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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Davesfunwoodworking

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#6 posted 05-31-2008 12:11 AM

Nice job. Did you do all the dove tails by hand?

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 05-31-2008 12:59 AM

Beautiful drawer cabinet. You did a very nice job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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darryl

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#8 posted 05-31-2008 03:47 AM

looks great!
I like the drawer pulls.
the dovetails look fantastic.
is there storage available in the very bottom?

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#9 posted 05-31-2008 04:06 AM

wonderful piece…beautiful color …how much did the Rosewood cost ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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matt garcia

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#10 posted 05-31-2008 04:48 AM

Lots of JOINERY!!! I love it!!! That is some beautiful lumber!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Scott Bryan

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#11 posted 05-31-2008 02:07 PM

That is a gorgeous piece that you built. I really like the color and grain of the rosewood. With that many drawers I am sure that the thrill of cutting the dovetails wore off rather quickly. :)

Well done.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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jockmike2

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#12 posted 05-31-2008 03:37 PM

Gorgeous grain, very nice job. well done. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 05-31-2008 11:02 PM

Beautiful piece and great looking joinery!

-- www.scottmeekwoodworks.com

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Bradford

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#14 posted 06-01-2008 05:25 PM

Superb craftsmanship. Excellent appearance and design. The grain is fantastic.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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stevenb

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#15 posted 06-02-2008 05:28 PM

Thank you all for the comments, sorry I did not make the dovetails by hand used a Leigh. The wood I bought in South Africa about 10 years ago so the price is not relevant(cannot even remember maybe 50c b/f.)
Still have about 50ft left.
No the bottom space is wasted, only realized after the job was done that it could have been a concealed/hidden drawer.

-- stevenb

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