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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 01-25-2009 04:16 AM 8340 views 20 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is the finished project from my blog. If you haven’t read the blog it would be neato if you took the time to do so. Here are some pictures of the interior of this project.
picture of arch and door
close up of carved door
carved door open. I used soss hinges for this
secret compartment. The shelf is hinged with barrel hinges
shelf lifts up out of the way to get to jewelry storage. I do still need to put velvet here.
Thanks for looking, and again please look at the blog.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#1 posted 01-25-2009 05:12 AM

This is fantastic! This is some fine work… great job.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#2 posted 01-25-2009 05:22 AM

Absolutly gorgeous. I can only hope to be at this level some day.

-- Pyromedic602, free wood is always good wood

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#3 posted 01-25-2009 05:46 AM

Great craftsmanship, as always!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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dennis mitchell

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#4 posted 01-25-2009 05:49 AM

World Class!

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#5 posted 01-25-2009 05:53 AM

kolwdwrkr – This is a amazing and beautiful piece of art!!! You out did yourself! How are the dimensions of this piece? Also, what wood did you use to make the legs and cabinet? Thanks.

-- - Jim, Carroll, OH

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#6 posted 01-25-2009 05:57 AM

Beautiful Work

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#7 posted 01-25-2009 06:12 AM

Absolutely beautiful work! I took your suggestion and read the entire blog associated with this work of art. Thank you for sharing your work all the way through, especially the Marquetry blog. Your entry is simply superb in everyway. The overall design, execution and presentation make this unique piece a marvelous wonder! Congratulations on a job perfectly done!

Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#8 posted 01-25-2009 06:33 AM

Absolutely, what everyone says! Top notch! Can not even imagine. Congratulations!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Thos. Angle

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#9 posted 01-25-2009 07:15 AM

WOW!! Inlays! carving! great color and oh, my goodness!! Well done!!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 01-25-2009 07:44 AM

Outstanding !!! This is absolutely gorgeous : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#11 posted 01-25-2009 09:26 AM

Simply Incredible!
Thanks for an enjoyable experience.

-- Not my woodworking

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#12 posted 01-25-2009 09:42 AM

very nice, what did you use to carve with? Brand, type of tools?

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#13 posted 01-25-2009 12:24 PM

Wow, such a level of detail. Very impressive.

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#14 posted 01-25-2009 02:26 PM

Your skills are awe inspiring. From consept to finished project.
The thought that you put in your work is a level I`ll never
achieve. Thanks for sharing a little of your mind.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#15 posted 01-25-2009 03:10 PM

Again, a fantastic job well done in every aspect. Someone will enjoy that chest for years to come.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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