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Treasure chest that I built for my sister for her birthday!

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Project by Beginningwoodworker posted 11-13-2008 03:44 AM 2114 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a treasure chest that I built for my Sister birthday which is today. I built it from cedar that a guy gave the school, I plane it down to 3/4’’ I use biscuts for the box joinery and I use glue and brad nails for the curve top. Tools I use, the Table Saw, Miter Saw, 20’’ Planer, 12’’ Jointer, Dewalt Jigsaw, Brad nailer, and a Flush Trim Router.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker





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lew

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#1 posted 11-13-2008 03:52 AM

Very Nice Job, CJ. She will treasure it forever!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Napaman

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#2 posted 11-13-2008 03:56 AM

very cool…she will keep it forever!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Eric in central Florida

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#3 posted 11-13-2008 04:24 AM

CJ,
That chest is WAY cool!
Your sister is lucky to have a brother like you.
Good Job!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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Woodhacker

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#4 posted 11-13-2008 05:17 AM

Nice job CJ. I agree with Lew, your sister will treasure it forever. It’s a very thoughtful gift.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 11-13-2008 06:05 AM

Very nice design, CJ. Great job!

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

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 11-13-2008 06:30 AM

I like it ! you do nice work. Welcome to lumberjocks.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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MsDebbieP

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#7 posted 11-13-2008 12:24 PM

awwwwwwwww how wonderful!! Happy Birthday Sis :)
Fantastic treasure chest and gift.
Well done!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 11-13-2008 01:47 PM

Thanks guys and thanks for the welcome, Dan.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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woodworm

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#9 posted 11-13-2008 07:15 PM

Great work by you!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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mafe

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#10 posted 04-07-2010 02:15 PM

You are a good man, and your sister is a lucky girl.
Nice work – it will keep me smiling.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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falegniam

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#11 posted 05-12-2010 02:18 AM

You are a great son, and a great brother. Your family knows this. Those projects mean more than most, because you built them with your heart. They look great to.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 08-21-2010 03:24 AM

That is a nice treasure chest and one proud little sister!!
You are going to have to change your name soon with work like that!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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BarbS

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#13 posted 08-21-2010 04:34 AM

Great gift for your sister. You did a fine job on it, and I hope she loads it with treasures and keeps it forever. Nice work!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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