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Used African rosewood that I brought with when we relocated
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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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#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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#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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#6 posted 05-31-2008 12:11 AM
Nice job. Did you do all the dove tails by hand?
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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.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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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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#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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#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. :)
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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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!
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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
#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.
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