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WALNUT SPICE CHEST

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Project by bigiron posted 03-14-2018 12:05 PM 1975 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A walnut spice chest. A hand tool project . Finished with a couple coats of garnett shellac with a couple coats of clear shellac. on top.





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TomGrin

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#1 posted 03-14-2018 01:08 PM

Looks great!

-- Tom, May your safety glasses never fog,

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bigiron

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#2 posted 03-14-2018 01:16 PM

All the photos are rotated.

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#3 posted 03-14-2018 01:57 PM

That came out real nice, with hand tools no less! I like the color and that you didn’t over-design the outside with lots of detail. It has some fancy molding, but not too much, which helps keep the focus on the wood itself.

-- pensivewoodworker.com

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#4 posted 03-14-2018 02:06 PM

Reposting because turning my head sideways hurts my neck.

Nice work!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. - OldTools Archive -

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#5 posted 03-14-2018 02:11 PM

Good job! Were you going for a Louis XIII look? The little bun feet are priceless. KUDOS!

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#6 posted 03-14-2018 03:10 PM

Beautiful spice cabinet. Well done.

-- Julian

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#7 posted 03-14-2018 08:38 PM

That’s a beautiful piece of walnut in the door. Walnut makes everything look beautiful. That’s a real winner.

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#8 posted 03-14-2018 08:49 PM

This is a beautiful cabinet and the quality is wonderful.

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

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

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Kaleb the Swede

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#9 posted 03-15-2018 02:25 AM

Wow! This is a great piece. Thanks for sharing that

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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therealSteveN

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#10 posted 03-15-2018 02:45 AM

That crothcety panel on the door is awesome. Nice chest, or a really cool odds and ends hide for in the shop if you lean toward perfect shop furniture. Nice job.

I’m guessing that last pic above, and the first pic below are closer to actual color?

-- Think safe, be safe

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#11 posted 03-15-2018 10:08 AM

this is gorgeous, thank you for sharing a great idea.

-- andrek

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#12 posted 03-15-2018 12:16 PM

Instant heirloom. Gorgeous!

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

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#13 posted 03-15-2018 03:56 PM

Fine work. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#14 posted 03-15-2018 10:38 PM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 03-16-2018 08:34 PM

Oh yeah, this too.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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