Queen Anne Lowboy

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Project by Woodoc posted 04-15-2021 02:41 PM 641 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this QUEEN ANNE LOWBOY. It’s made from air dried walnut and poplar.

The fan drawers are a little off the top and don’t really belong on this project. I have never seen a period lowyboy with two fans. They usually have a single central fan or no fan at all. But, I wanted to carve them anyway…

Although, I still have far to go in my quest to become a craftsman, the journey, and time in the shop, are such a joy. I made a 3 minute video of the build process that can be seen on youtube at

-- Doc "Not all who wander are lost." --J. R.R. Tolkien

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#1 posted 04-15-2021 02:43 PM

Absolutely wonderful piece of work. Quality…

-- Ron

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#2 posted 04-15-2021 02:46 PM

TWO fans? You rebel, you! 8^D That’s a really nice bit of furniture. Well done!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#3 posted 04-15-2021 03:20 PM

“I still have far to go in my quest to become a craftsman”

I think you have arrived! Very nice work.

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#4 posted 04-15-2021 04:38 PM

Beautiful work

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 04-15-2021 05:28 PM

Awesome work! Thanks for the video. :)

-- Tom

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#6 posted 04-15-2021 05:39 PM

“Although, I still have far to go in my quest to become a craftsman, the journey, and time in the shop, are such a joy.”

Steve, I saw the video. I saw the finished piece. Not too sure what you feel is between you, and cap and gown day.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#7 posted 04-15-2021 06:07 PM

Truly fantastic! I totally love and am envious of your craftsmanship.

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#8 posted 04-15-2021 06:09 PM

Excellent work!

-- Petey

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#9 posted 04-15-2021 06:14 PM

I do stuff but am not capable of this level of work, so… WOW! Thanks for posting

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#10 posted 04-15-2021 06:20 PM

ill call you a craftsman any day with work like that.nice job on the fans and dovetails look great.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#11 posted 04-15-2021 06:45 PM

Very nice work, Not going with the flow of everybody else,
you need to step it up a notch.
I looked at your other projects, very amateurish, maybe you could take some classes or something to help get to the craftsman stage.

pffft. :)

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#12 posted 04-15-2021 07:51 PM

While this is not my favorite style (engineer, linear, A&C), I can fully appreciate the skill and craftsmanship that went into creating this piece of fine furniture. I think your take on this style is spot on and two fans makes it your’s. Well done.

-- -Jim, "Nothing says poor craftsmanship more than wrinkles in your duck tape"

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#13 posted 04-15-2021 10:58 PM

Very nice job

-- Funny thing about comfort - one man's comfort is another man's misery - Richard Proenneke

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#14 posted 04-16-2021 02:42 AM

Delightful! I love Queen Anne and you have rendered it beautifully.


-- “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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#15 posted 04-16-2021 08:36 AM

I beg to differ with you sir. You are indeed a craftsman!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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