The lumber for Boston Blockfront chest has been finial milled to thickness, the photograph is of the chest top which consists of two boards of Mahogany, one of which is 16 inches wide, the finial dimenstion of the top is 42" long x 20" wide x 13/16" thick. We use hot hide glue for all glue up's, the glue is period authentic and also has the added benefit of being very reparable in the future, unlike many modern adhesives.

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