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New Yankee Blanket Chest #4: It all comes together for a test fit

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Blog entry by HungryTermite posted 02-10-2010 05:11 AM 1688 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s cold and rainy out and work and grad school are getting in the way so no wood working today. However, I couldn’t take it anymore and I had to at least assemble one side with no glue just to see how it was coming along. Then since the joints held together with just friction I figured I would stick the whole thing together. The side rails are a little loose in their mortises but other than that everything is nice and tight. It needs a bit of work to clean up some of the joints before I break out the glue but hopefully this weekend I can get the panels cut and glue some pieces together.

One side

Assembly 1

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#1 posted 02-10-2010 06:44 AM

Good start

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#2 posted 02-10-2010 02:33 PM

Very nice fit, looking forward to seeing the panels mounted.
Great work, HT.

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#3 posted 02-10-2010 04:00 PM

nice start can’t wait to see the finnish

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 02-10-2010 08:04 PM

moving right along

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#5 posted 03-31-2010 05:34 AM

Good start.

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