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Cherry blanket chest almost done

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Blog entry by RobD posted 03-25-2017 03:30 PM 684 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some progress photos for the cherry blanket chest.

Laying outbottom boards

Rabbeting the bottom

Bottom boards installed.

Plinth work (all hand work except the long rip cuts – I hate ripping by hand. I made the curves with a compass , coping saw and a chisel / next time I’ll buy a spokeshave…

Here is the box just on top of the plinth, still need to make molding and attach the box to the plinth

Then it’s just wrapping up the lid and adding finish…



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mat60

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#1 posted 03-25-2017 03:53 PM

Very nice work on the chest. Is this a gift or for yourself?

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Jerry

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#2 posted 03-25-2017 05:33 PM

Work of art man, really well done!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#3 posted 03-25-2017 06:37 PM

Beautiful chest, got to love cherry.

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#4 posted 03-26-2017 05:42 PM

GREAT work … love the cherry!

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