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Project by Stephen M. Skillins posted 510 days ago 1520 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carcase is solid Cherry. panels are veneered plywood with Quilted Maple on the outside and Aromatic cedar on the inside. Posts have a Federal style stringing pattern inlayed with Holly. Lid has a 1.5 inch thick foam cushion for sitting and is upholstered with a floral pattern. Chest also has a solid wood dovetailed drawer with Eucalyptus secondary wood. Chest and drawer are both lined with Aromatic Cedar.

-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 510 days ago

Very Beautiful,another fine piece Steve great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Marcus

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#2 posted 510 days ago

The string work is absolutely gorgeous.

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deon

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#3 posted 510 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 510 days ago

Great use on some wonderful figured wood, heirloom piece for sure….BC

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Charles Maxwell

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#5 posted 510 days ago

Very nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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TomTinkerSum

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#6 posted 509 days ago

Great craftsmanship!! Good show Steve :)

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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Surfside

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#7 posted 509 days ago

You deserve a blue ribbon! That is a very beautiful work.

-- "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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stefang

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#8 posted 509 days ago

Lots of beautiful work and woods there. Wonderful chest.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 509 days ago

Wow! That is one of the nicest balnket chests I have seen. Gorgeous wood and I love the string inlays!

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

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peteg

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#10 posted 509 days ago

I’m not a cabinetry man Steve but that but that sure looks like the goods to me, you do real nice work man.
I can just imagine the fabulous smell from the timber, yyyuuummmm.
Great job
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Natalie

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#11 posted 509 days ago

Way to highlight that awesome woodgrain! Nice design and a great build

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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RichCMD

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#12 posted 509 days ago

Beautiful work. I think I will bookmark this so I can show it to my wife when I’m ready to layout big bucks on some new power tools.

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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JeremyPringle

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#13 posted 509 days ago

How did you do the stringing? Did you scratch the grooves or route them?

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richardwootton

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#14 posted 508 days ago

That really is awesome! I really want to learn doing string inlay.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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SteveGaskins

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#15 posted 508 days ago

Like all of your work, absolutely beautiful.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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