With the lid built, joinery done, hinges mortised and everything sanded it’s off to the finishing room. The maple panels were finished earlier while making the frame, so all thats left was finishing the frame parts. There are over 40 frame piece...
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I got a little more time in the workshop and a few more pictures of the blanket chest progress. First is a picture of the band-saw setup for rough cutting the arches in the bottom rails. After rough cutting the arcs, I took those pieces an...
In the last entry, were pictures of the mortises and groves. Pictures of tenons and fitting it all together are in this part: Here is a close-up of one of the rail’s tenon. They were cut at the table saw. First were the shoulders with a rip ...
I’m starting today with the glued up panels for the blanket chest. I acquired some curley maple veneer that’ll I’ll glue to 3/8” Baltic birch plywood. First up was straightening the veneer with a plasticizer. After squirting it on both si...
I’m building a blanket chest for a relative and thought I’d post some pictures. The design is frame and panel, mortise and tenon. The frame and top is mostly from 1” cherry and the legs are a little larger. Here is a picture of the SketchUp pla...