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Oak Rib Chest

07-05-2011 10:25 AM by JRL | 2 comments »

Once I got into an “This is only an experiment” approach to woodworking, I broke through some kind of barrier and started having fun. Besides, much of the wood I’ve been working with was either given to me or bought at a very reasonable price. I was given a load of old poplar wood tongue and groove flooring. Had no idea what I could do with it until I cleaned it up and thought about its advantages—namely, the show surface had worn to a real antique roughness and the wood is very light. By sticking a piece of rounded oak trim between a couple boards I got a great idea for an experiment. After removing all the old t&g, I’ll let the pictures tell the rest of...

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