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Purpleheart Chest

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Project by Belford posted 08-31-2017 12:53 AM 1497 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small chest (30×13 x 7) from Purpleheart (Peltogyne spp.) and Maple (Acer platanoides) with Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata) drawer sides, and Brass pulls and finished in Super Blond Shellac.





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Brendoncannell

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#1 posted 08-31-2017 02:19 AM

I love your style and workmanship. Outstanding color. I’ve seldom seen purple heart used for an entire project. Keep up the good work.

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 08-31-2017 03:18 AM

Excellent looking chest. Nice job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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robertjacob

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#3 posted 08-31-2017 05:06 AM

Good Job, Finishing and color was awesome. keep up the good work.

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-- Woodworking is skill >> http://wood.nowrichest.com

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Ivan

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#4 posted 08-31-2017 05:15 AM

Pretty interesting colour.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 08-31-2017 11:09 AM

Simply beautiful, well done, bravo.

-- andrek

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splintergroup

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#6 posted 08-31-2017 01:59 PM

The contrasting dividers are an excellent touch to this fine piece.
How thick are those drawer fronts?

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Belford

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#7 posted 08-31-2017 02:54 PM


The contrasting dividers are an excellent touch to this fine piece.
How thick are those drawer fronts?

- splintergroup


3/4 of an inch as I recall.

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PaxJen

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#8 posted 08-31-2017 03:38 PM

Very pretty. Are your dimensions in inches?

-- Pax - Maryland

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 08-31-2017 04:00 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful chest with lots of nice details and craftsmanship.

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

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

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Belford

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#10 posted 08-31-2017 06:19 PM



Very pretty. Are your dimensions in inches?

- PaxJen


Yes.

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