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Walnut Quilt Chest

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Project by mgustafson posted 06-12-2013 01:21 PM 3280 views 21 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Walnut quilt chest with bent glass sides and quad matched walnut burl top. It was designed to be placed at the foot of a client’s bed and will act as a bench if needed.

-- http://www.nestcraftstudio.com





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#1 posted 06-12-2013 02:11 PM

Beautiful Chest. The curved glass really sets it off. I assume that the top is not hinged.

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#2 posted 06-12-2013 04:33 PM

That’s stunningly beautiful.

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#3 posted 06-12-2013 05:42 PM

Wow, that is beautiful. I really like the ‘branch’ type detail on the front. And I bet the curved glass made it more of a challenge both in design and in construction. Im assuming that the reason for the glass is that the client wants to showcase what they decide to put in there.

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#4 posted 06-12-2013 06:10 PM

That is a beautiful quilt chest….just stunning.

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#5 posted 06-12-2013 06:52 PM

nice

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#6 posted 06-12-2013 07:25 PM

very cool

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#7 posted 06-12-2013 09:44 PM

love the design over the glass, and the 4-way bookmatched top!

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#8 posted 06-13-2013 01:32 AM

MG – nicest chest I’ve seen. Flat out beautiful!

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#9 posted 06-13-2013 02:47 AM

beautiful!

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#10 posted 06-13-2013 03:30 AM

Thanks for the wonderful comments! The top is not hinged and yes, the glass doors and sides are meant to showcase family quilts and the piece itself will act like bench at the foot of a bed.

Thanks again for the kind words.

-- http://www.nestcraftstudio.com

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#11 posted 06-14-2013 01:37 AM

Great idea for showing off family quilts. Really nice job with the build, too :)

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#12 posted 06-14-2013 01:48 AM

Stunning I really like it.

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#13 posted 06-17-2013 04:15 PM

awesome top, also like the design over the glass.

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#14 posted 06-17-2013 04:23 PM

This is a wonderful piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 06-17-2013 05:02 PM

I can only imagine the cussing that will ensue if that curved glass is ever broken!
Nicely done, and what a unique project.
It came out great! You should be proud (and a little sad to have to give it away).

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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