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Project by greyspider posted 09-12-2016 02:30 PM 1724 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a couple of pics of a chest of drawers I made for my youngest granddaughter. The primary wood is tiger maple and the secondary is poplar. It took about a month to complete.

Regards

Michael





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#1 posted 09-12-2016 02:32 PM

Seriously nice

-- David in Palm Bay, FL

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#2 posted 09-12-2016 02:37 PM

WOW!

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#3 posted 09-12-2016 02:54 PM

Awesome. Tiger maple looks great.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 09-12-2016 02:57 PM

Nicely done.
Roger

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

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#5 posted 09-12-2016 02:59 PM

Very beautiful piece.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 09-12-2016 03:02 PM

Stunning.
Well done!

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 09-12-2016 03:46 PM

She will treasure it for years! Excellent job!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#8 posted 09-12-2016 04:15 PM

nice job

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#9 posted 09-12-2016 04:43 PM

Beautiful! That’s the kind of work I really hope to be able to do one day!!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#10 posted 09-12-2016 07:40 PM

This is a beautiful chest and you have done a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#11 posted 09-12-2016 08:35 PM

That is a beautiful chest of drawers! I love that tiger maple, and the elegant look of it. I’m sure your granddaughter will just love it, and pass it down to her granddaughter!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#12 posted 09-12-2016 09:04 PM

Fantastic, She’s going to love that for the rest of her life. Awesome job!

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#13 posted 09-12-2016 10:00 PM

I think I know how you got that tiger maple color tell us please.

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#14 posted 09-12-2016 10:02 PM

How did you get that color? I think I know how but please tell us.

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#15 posted 09-12-2016 10:06 PM

Thank you for all the compliments. For the color I used a water based dye lockwood 144 and sprayed it on.

Regards
Michael

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