hackberry chest of drawers

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Project by kansas posted 05-31-2015 06:35 PM 1934 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chest made of hackberry. Drawers made of various species. Dimensions are 14”deep, 24” wide, 36” tall. Wood is natural color with laqueer. Handles are cumaru.

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#1 posted 05-31-2015 06:39 PM

Very nice and very time consuming to make it!

Way past my skills and patience levels too!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 05-31-2015 06:43 PM

This is very nice looking. I love the side panels.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 05-31-2015 07:21 PM

Now there’s some fine woodworking, Congratulations!

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#4 posted 05-31-2015 08:10 PM

Sweet, I dig the design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#5 posted 05-31-2015 09:52 PM

I have some hackberry that I want to do something with. How was it to work & finish.

-- Ric, Mazomanie

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#6 posted 05-31-2015 10:04 PM

looks great

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#7 posted 05-31-2015 11:25 PM

Heirloom quality – Well done!!!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#8 posted 05-31-2015 11:38 PM

In response to the question on using hackberry, I like it natural as stains I tried in past took away from it’s uniqueness. It works well but I don’t care for the smell during cutting. It is a little less stable than oak when exposed to humidity changes so expect it to move a little.

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#9 posted 05-31-2015 11:51 PM

Very nice! And I thought I was the only one who made stuff from hackberry. Now get some spalted hackberry. It is really cool.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 06-01-2015 02:39 PM

Very good looking chest of drawers,thanks for sharing.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,you must polish it to shine.....

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