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Project by mgustafson posted 434 days ago 1952 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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Ampeater

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#1 posted 434 days ago

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

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CJay

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#2 posted 434 days ago

That’s stunningly beautiful.

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WhoMe

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#3 posted 434 days ago

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.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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#4 posted 434 days ago

That is a beautiful quilt chest….just stunning.

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#5 posted 434 days ago

nice

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#6 posted 434 days ago

very cool

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#7 posted 434 days ago

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

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CL810

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#8 posted 433 days ago

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

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 433 days ago

beautiful!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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mgustafson

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#10 posted 433 days ago

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 432 days ago

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

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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BBF

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#12 posted 432 days ago

Stunning I really like it.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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#13 posted 429 days ago

awesome top, also like the design over the glass.

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 429 days ago

This is a wonderful piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 429 days ago

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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