Shaker Style Cherry Candle Box

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Project by zalsa posted 08-31-2014 03:54 PM 1428 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shaker style Cherry box finished with shellac and wax

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#1 posted 08-31-2014 04:12 PM

Theses appear to be hand cut dovetails? Do you have the time to do a story wit your work? As I said before “You do some nice work!”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 08-31-2014 04:19 PM

Yes, they are hand cut dovetails. No real story with this piece, which, like all my others, is simply something that I really wanted to make, so I made it. I gave it as gift to someone who appreciates and had a lot of Shaker-style furniture in his house.
Thanks Doc.

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#3 posted 08-31-2014 04:24 PM

Shaker and cherry fit together like a glove. I like the box. It will age off to a lovely color and patina… and will look good forever.

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

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