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Project by Woodbuster1 posted 01-08-2014 05:46 PM 727 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello,

Here is a project I finished about two years ago. I was 16 then. I had to resaw most of the wood from some slabs of mahogany. It was my first try at half blind dovetails. Unfortunately, you can’t see them. The finish didn’t turn out as smooth as I would have liked but it is fine.

Thanks for looking,

Roger





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Picklehead

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#1 posted 01-08-2014 11:04 PM

Man, that’s nice. Amazing for anybody, much less someone who hadn’t had a driver’s license for a whole year yet!

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#2 posted 01-09-2014 01:00 AM

Very well done and a lot of sweet figure in that wood : )
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Oldtool

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#3 posted 01-09-2014 01:44 AM

Beautiful cabinet, well done, great craftsmanship. The dovetails are fantastic, nice and tight.

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Dark_Lightning

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#4 posted 01-09-2014 02:07 AM

Very nice…curly mahogany, yet! I wouldn’t have dovetailed the feet, though. But that’s me.

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Woodbuster1

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#5 posted 01-09-2014 02:12 AM

Thanks everybody. It was my first “fine” piece. Most of my other work had been rather plain.

I actually don’t have a US license yet. I’m supposed to work on that soon. They don’t accept Mexican licenses……I wonder why :P.

Living here in Mexico allows me access to a lot of beautiful wood. I have over five varieties of fine tropical and exotic woods out in my shop right now. I just need the jobs to make stuff out of it.

There are a lot of things I’d change now but I turned out rather well.

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 01-09-2014 12:06 PM

welcome to LJ’s very nice cabinet

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