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Project by Rodney Milen posted 11-07-2013 04:42 AM 1644 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a work still in progress. The top has to be flattened and edge detailed and some minor shaping on knee blocks left. It is made from cherry with curly cherry top and curly cherry drawer faces. The shell on center drawer was all hand carved. I have genuine antique hardware that will be installed. It will be finished with shellac and I may or may not dye it to age it. I will post more pics when I get it finished.

I have added a pic of the top. It still needs to be flattened and edge detail added but this is a preview of what the top will look like. Just added mineral spirits in photo to highlight.

-- Rodney





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#1 posted 11-07-2013 06:26 AM

Nice very nice

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#2 posted 11-07-2013 07:44 AM

Wow!

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#3 posted 11-07-2013 09:21 AM

Wonderful piece and great craftsmanship as well. The curly cherry is spectacular. I can’t wait to see it with a finish.

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#4 posted 11-07-2013 09:43 AM

Well done More Pics Please

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#5 posted 11-07-2013 09:59 AM

Looks great, yep more pics of the details would help.

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#6 posted 11-07-2013 11:18 AM

Wow that is beautiful, you have done an awesome job on it. Please post more pics when it is completed.

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#7 posted 11-07-2013 11:37 AM

Looking forward to seeing the finished product. Beautiful piece….Excellent craftsmanship !

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#8 posted 11-07-2013 12:28 PM

it’s going to be a stunner

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#9 posted 11-07-2013 12:45 PM

Coming along very nicely—look forward to seeing the finished piece.

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#10 posted 11-07-2013 01:24 PM

Beautiful wood and use of it. I agree more picyures…...

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#11 posted 11-07-2013 02:01 PM

Beautiful piece, I agree more pic’s of that wood.

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#12 posted 11-07-2013 02:19 PM

Lovely.
Roger

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#13 posted 11-07-2013 03:14 PM

Thanks for the comments. I will post more pics as I get it done.

-- Rodney

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#14 posted 11-07-2013 03:30 PM

Very nice work ,look forward to seeing more.

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#15 posted 11-07-2013 04:47 PM

Looks great!

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