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Grandsons' Christmas presents

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Project by visualj posted 12-24-2014 07:38 PM 709 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

There are two ‘toy chests’ for my grandsons.

They are smaller versions of six board chests. Using dimensional pine from a box store. Made, as Roy Underhill states, using an alcohol powered engine. ie., made by hand. No electrons were wasted in production.

Every board was gone over with a smoothing plane to remove the tool marks. The legs were laid out with a compass, and cut out with a coping saw. Nailed together with cut nails where they show. And the bottom was nailed to the sides from underneath with some 4d box nails. Then I gave each one a coat of BLO before assembly. After that, I get them three coats of blonde shellac and ran some steel wool over the surface to remove a bit of sheen.

They are approximately 11 1/2” deep, 16” high, and 24” wide. Picking through the stack, I was able to get all the parts from the #1 bin.





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#1 posted 12-26-2014 02:06 AM

Great detail on build. Thanks. I like em.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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