Blanket Chest

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Project by doms posted 04-18-2009 03:27 PM 1836 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pine blank chest with leather top. I enjoyed making that project!

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

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#1 posted 04-18-2009 05:30 PM

Yes, very nicely built and finished chest! Great work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 04-18-2009 06:52 PM

Nice looking blanket chest. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 04-18-2009 09:17 PM

looks really nice!

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#4 posted 04-19-2009 05:20 AM

Well Done, looks wonderful. what kind of finish did you use.

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#5 posted 04-19-2009 03:08 PM

For the finish I did: 2 coats of maple shellac (to seal the wood) and then some very dark pigmentation stain applied generiously that you let dry for 10 minutes and then you wipe it off with a piece of cloth (you do it 2 times, let a week to dry) and then you finish it up with 2 coats of polyurethane. I found it makes pine look gorgious.

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

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#6 posted 04-20-2009 07:37 AM

i like how the pattern mirrors the headboard. did you also make the bed?

-- "There is a fine line between woodworker and tool collector"

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#7 posted 04-20-2009 06:07 PM

I didn’t make the bed. I copied the bed pattern so it would match. :)

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

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