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Project by McCoy's Woodworking posted 02-06-2014 01:19 PM 1171 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun build. Dovetail joinery on the main body, and box joints on the drawers. Each drawer has its own gold plated keyed lock. Installing the handles on the sides was a challenge. In retrospect, I wish I had used a sliding dovetail on the center section. Clear poly finishes it off. I hope y’all enjoy it, and comments (as well as critiques) are certainly welcome.

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 02-06-2014 01:30 PM

beautiful box, love the rich dark color of the walnut, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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VCF

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#2 posted 02-06-2014 01:48 PM

Tough to critique that. Beautiful work. I too love walnut.

-- Vieth Custom Furniture, https://sites.google.com/site/viethcustomfurniture/

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 02-06-2014 04:05 PM

My only critique is on the quality of the photos. It does look like very fine work, though.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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49er

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#4 posted 02-06-2014 04:51 PM

I agree with BTimmons, but it is correctable. I think more light would help. I will put it in my favorites anyway.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

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McCoy's Woodworking

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#5 posted 02-06-2014 04:57 PM

Yeah I’m not much of a photog. These are actually pictures the customer sent me, they always seem to look better in the customer’s home. Here are some shop photos I took before delivery:

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#6 posted 02-06-2014 10:48 PM

beautiful

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 02-11-2014 02:51 PM

Lovely box! The walnut is gorgeous and the joints and finish are awesome. Great job!

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