Boston Bombe Chest
Boston bombe chest is post about Casework bookmarked by carl with ID 146005931 was uploaded on 15-03-2019 and has been viewed 195,359 times.
Synopsis: Lance Patterson reviews the history of the bombe chest and then describes how he built one with four shaped drawers, ball-and-claw feet, and a serpentine front.He recommends making full-size drawings first and explains how he showed off the figure in the wood he chose.
He talks about how to shape and join the chest and make the bevel dovetails.He spent more money on the hardware than on the lumber, he says, and finished the piece with orange shellac and boiled linseed oil.
A side article details how to make slope-sided boxes, such as the drawers in the bombe chest...