Bow front chest

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Project by Sawdust4Blood posted 02-17-2010 02:00 PM 2141 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Tried though I might, I couldn’t get this picture to rotate…sorry. This is an adaptation of a project in “Wood” magazine that the wife saw and liked. I made some structural changes for strength. For the shelves, I used a tongue and groove bit to stub tenon together and continued the tongue full length to hold the 1/4 glass insert. Side panels are mortised and tenoned and the sides are doweled to the top and bottom. Finish is transtint dye, crystalac grain filler, shellac, and lacquer.

-- Greg, Severn MD

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#1 posted 02-17-2010 03:18 PM

VERY NICE! I really like the finish. Thanks for posting!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 02-17-2010 04:08 PM

Nice work. Looks great.

-- [email protected]

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#3 posted 02-17-2010 04:12 PM

Nice work.

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#4 posted 02-17-2010 06:57 PM

Nice, which version of windows are you using. XP or newer you should be able to open the picture viewer and there are buttons to rotate right or left. If you need some help PM me. It will be useful in the future to be able to rotate pictures.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 02-18-2010 12:30 AM

Love the color. That really stands out.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#6 posted 02-18-2010 12:46 AM

Very nice Greg a rich and classic bow front.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#7 posted 02-18-2010 01:12 AM

Very nice, love the color too.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#8 posted 02-18-2010 04:23 AM

Great job. This is beautiful.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#9 posted 02-18-2010 08:04 AM

Looks very nice.

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#10 posted 02-18-2010 08:15 PM

Ouch! I liked it so much my neck still hurts. I like the one above too. Congrats to you both on a great build!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 05-29-2010 01:16 AM

Beatiful job I love the colour & finish & curves always look great
God bless

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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