Silverware Chest

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Project by HabaneraHal posted 02-06-2013 07:58 PM 2866 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a silverware chest made on commision for a friend of my wife’s. I adapted the plan from a much smaller jewelery box plan I found on-line. The chest and drawers are 1/2” maple plywood (Actually pre-finished drawer panels!) with cherry trim. Each drawer has custom-fitted slots for the silverware and is lined with tarnish resistant silvercloth. It was a challenge to scale up the measurements from the original plan.

-- I've yet to find a nice piece of wood I couldn't mess up.

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#1 posted 02-06-2013 08:07 PM

Very elegant build thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 02-06-2013 08:43 PM

That looks great and classy! The design is astounding.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#3 posted 02-07-2013 02:06 AM

I remember that jewelry box plan (Wood Mag?), I think. You did a great job upsizing it into a beautiful silverware storage chest.

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

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#4 posted 02-07-2013 04:30 AM

Very nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#5 posted 02-07-2013 04:28 PM

That’s just awesome. I love the simple, but effective holding slots for the heads. Aesthetically it looks fantastic , as does the quality.

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#6 posted 02-07-2013 05:38 PM

Nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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