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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 2625 days ago 2409 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, Here’s the walnut version of the hope chest. Fun project, easy to build. The kids really love them. Again, this is made with the Leigh Jig. This one is finished with 2 coats of Deft.

-- Bob A in NJ





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WayneC

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#1 posted 2625 days ago

They came out great. The Leigh Jig just moved up a couple of places in the wish list.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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TreeBones

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#2 posted 2625 days ago

Love that walnut, you scored big with me.

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mot

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#3 posted 2625 days ago

Nice job!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 2625 days ago

Great job – nice joinery and wood finish. You must have a good supply of walnut :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2625 days ago

it’s beautiful…. oh Chip—where are you??? I’m sure he can smell that Walnut from here.

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

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oscorner

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#6 posted 2624 days ago

Great wood and lovely chest.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Karson

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#7 posted 2624 days ago

Is this version the full size one. What are its dimentions.

Great looking Hope Chest.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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David

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#8 posted 2623 days ago

Absolutely beautiful!

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Bill

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#9 posted 2622 days ago

I was just wondering the same thing Karson (dimensions).

Bob, since the Leigh jig is 16 or 24 inches, were you able to do the sides as single pieces or as sections and then glue them together?

A nice job.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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PanamaJack

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#10 posted 2622 days ago

Beautiful workmanship Bob. Just awesome!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Napaman

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#11 posted 2621 days ago

very nice…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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newguy

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#12 posted 2517 days ago

Great worksmanship, I really like the dark finish and the dovetail detail. What are the dimensions?

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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Bob A in NJ

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#13 posted 2517 days ago

It’s made of solid cherry 5/8 thick. It’s ~ 23” x 12” x12”.

-- Bob A in NJ

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