Hannah's 1747 Line and Berry Chest

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Project by Superbunny posted 12-02-2013 01:45 PM 1517 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I was impressed with this little item and I tried out some inlay skills I needed to develop. it’s made from Silky Oak with Queensland Red Cedar inlay with Red Gum Berries and the draws from Queensland Maple. I got lots of brownie points from the wife for this and I’d have to say it was one of the most satisfying projects I’ve done. I kinda like the American period furniture in the Southern Style.

I know it’s my first post but I think you guys will like it, just forgive me for showing off this one time.


-- The wood sniffer

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#1 posted 12-02-2013 02:42 PM

It’s a nice design and nicely done.

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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#2 posted 12-02-2013 04:18 PM

That is beautiful. Sometimes these can look overdone. You hit a very nice balance.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#3 posted 12-02-2013 05:36 PM

Very nice work!

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#4 posted 12-02-2013 09:05 PM

That’s impressive. Post more! It looks like you do great work.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#5 posted 12-02-2013 11:47 PM

Forgive you for showing off?? That’s the whole point of Lumberjocks!!

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#6 posted 12-03-2013 12:49 AM

I agree, show us your projects! This piece is just wonderful.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#7 posted 12-03-2013 12:53 AM

Very impressive,a most charming and eye appealing piece .

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 12-03-2013 04:34 AM

A really beautiful piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#9 posted 12-04-2013 12:09 PM

Showing off? Hay thats why we belong, to share our accomplishments and help others. Very nice, hope to see you again.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 12-06-2013 11:39 AM

Well seeing you all like it here are few pictures of the build, note the slabs I started with. I used the Lie Nielsen inlay tools for this project and got the plans from Popular Woodworking that I’m sure many of you read seeing it’s an American publication. For a High School Math Teacher I think I do alright at woodwork, I know my students in math love to see what I come up with next and I explain some of the math skills that I use to solve problems in my projects.


-- The wood sniffer

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