oak toy chest

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Project by Adam Weis posted 09-29-2008 04:30 AM 6367 views 10 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chest was commissioned by my next door neighbors who recently had a little girl. I think it turned out ok.

-- Adam,

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#1 posted 09-29-2008 04:47 AM

Great Job the little Girl will love it

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#2 posted 09-29-2008 11:45 AM

Beautiful job. I’m sure both the little lady and the proud parents will appreciate your craftmanship for years to come.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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Steve Woolley

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#3 posted 09-29-2008 01:23 PM

Adam, nice job on the dovetails. That looks like oak. Where did you get boards in that width?

-- Steve, Cincinnati, Ohio

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#4 posted 09-29-2008 05:04 PM

Okay????? – ya, I would say it turned out “okay” too…Beautiful craftsmanship and a great design! – truly an hierloom!


-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#5 posted 09-29-2008 08:02 PM

Excellent work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 12-27-2008 01:57 PM

Adam, really a nice job! What dovetail jig did you use?



-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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Adam Weis

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#7 posted 12-27-2008 06:03 PM

I cut all my dovetails by hand. Although I do sometimes use a table saw to help with cutting the tails.

-- Adam,

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#8 posted 01-01-2011 09:12 AM

Adam, if you don’t want to blow your own horn I’ll blow it for you. it looks more than okay, it looks excellent.
great job.

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#9 posted 01-01-2011 09:18 AM

I think it turned out beautifully! Very nice dovetail pattern too.

-- Dale, Oregon

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#10 posted 01-01-2011 04:28 PM

That’s a real beauty and very well done.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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