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Project by Roger Myers posted 203 days ago 2138 views 34 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tool chest was designed to hold my carving chisels. It is made from South American mahogany with native New Hampshire curly maple drawer sides. The front panel is solid crotch mahogany.
Finish on the mahogany case was potassium dichromate followed by shellac and wax. The front panel was not treated with the dichromate.
Finish on interior was shellac and wax.

Roger

-- Roger Myers StrathamWood Studios LLC www.strathamwood.com





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BillBrasky

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#1 posted 203 days ago

Incredible work Roger! Any man would be be proud display that box in their shop.

Thanks for sharing.

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Buckeyes85

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#2 posted 203 days ago

Great work. this is beautiful

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 203 days ago

Outstanding! This is a truly elegant piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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RogerBean

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#4 posted 203 days ago

Lovely piece. My compliments.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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RogerBean

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#5 posted 203 days ago

Lovely piece. My compliments.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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489tad

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#6 posted 203 days ago

Very nice tool chest. The front panel is amazing. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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BerBer5985

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#7 posted 203 days ago

Very nice work! Add that tony list of projects that need built in 2014.

-- Greg, Owner, Quality Carpet One, www.qualitycarpetonecrofton.com

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VinnieP

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#8 posted 203 days ago

Beauty.

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ToddinNH

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#9 posted 203 days ago

Very nice! Extra vote for my fellow NH resident!

-- Todd, the Tool Man - http://www.toolboxbuzz.com

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Dave Dufour

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#10 posted 203 days ago

Very nice job

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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Surfside

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#11 posted 203 days ago

What an elegant piece!I am in awe with your talent. Very well thought out. The details are impressive! Excellent tool chest!

-- "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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blackcherry

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#12 posted 203 days ago

Stunningly beautiful, love the rich tone along with the Curly Maple accents and brass pulls.

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woodchuckerNJ

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#13 posted 203 days ago

Really beautiful. Thanks for mentioning the potassium dichromate, I will have to try it sometime, it really is outstanding how it colors the wood.

Would love to see the details on the drawers more, dividers and such…

-- Jeff NJ

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CL810

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#14 posted 203 days ago

+ 1 to all of the above. Favorited.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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hoss12992

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#15 posted 203 days ago

Great job. I really like the style and craftsmanship

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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