Pennsylvania spice box

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Project by 987Ron posted 04-09-2020 09:33 PM 729 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Latest project about 4 months in the making. Walnut primary with poplar secondary. Holly, locust and red cedar inlays. Main plan taken from Fine Woodworking plan.

-- It's not a mistake it's a design opportunity

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#1 posted 04-09-2020 11:10 PM

Thats awesome. I’ve yet to figure out how to do dovetailing and your inlay is beautiful.

-- It may not be pretty...but it's functional.

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#2 posted 04-09-2020 11:51 PM

Awesome is right.
Nice job.

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#3 posted 04-09-2020 11:54 PM

Beautiful! Nicely done. Great details

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#4 posted 04-10-2020 12:25 AM

Well, that’s one way to learn to hand-cut dovetails! Nice job!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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#5 posted 04-10-2020 01:32 AM

Wonderful job!

-- Julian

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#6 posted 04-10-2020 05:38 AM


Welcome to LJs and thanks for sharing such a spectacular piece!


-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 04-10-2020 06:11 AM

Very nice cabinet. Steve Latta would be proud of that.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#8 posted 04-10-2020 09:11 AM

Superb craftsmanship. Big up for all who handcut dovetails.

Welcome aboard.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: Because cheese isnt a healthy source of cheese, I will use grated cucumber to top off this raw food vegan pizza.

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#9 posted 04-10-2020 10:09 AM

That is extremely pretty. I love the detail of putting the stringing on the inside of the door too.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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#10 posted 04-10-2020 02:26 PM

Been on my bucket list for years, well done!

It looks very crisp and clean, the inlay work is perfection.

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#11 posted 04-10-2020 03:17 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments. Encourages one to do the next project.
New to the forum and feel quite welcome.
Thanks again

-- It's not a mistake it's a design opportunity

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#12 posted 04-10-2020 06:40 PM

That is some amazingly intricate work! Truly fantastic.

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#13 posted 04-10-2020 07:49 PM

Very nice and well proportioned. I hand cut dovetails on a chest on chest and appreciate the work involved.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#14 posted 04-14-2020 01:22 PM

very nice work, a bucket list item of mine for years

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#15 posted 04-15-2020 03:33 AM

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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