Dovetail Blanket Chest

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Project by Matthew Kanomata posted 09-06-2015 08:14 PM 802 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My recently finished Blanket chest build. Made from African mahogany, inlay is maple/walnut.

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#1 posted 09-06-2015 11:38 PM


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#2 posted 09-07-2015 03:22 AM


-- There's no crying in woodworking. Just measure and cut again.

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#3 posted 09-07-2015 10:14 AM

Incredible dovetails and marquetry. Your work is very precise.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 09-07-2015 11:54 PM

That’s a beautiful blanket chest—will make a wonderful addition to your home!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 09-08-2015 11:23 PM

Beautiful chest, Matthew. I love everything about it, especially the marquetry and bracket feet. I would like to see additional pics of the top and overall chest , if possible.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#6 posted 09-08-2015 11:41 PM

Outstanding craftsmanship, a very beautiful chest. The inlay and dovetails are great, all tight fits, no gaps, excellent!

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#7 posted 09-09-2015 03:29 AM

Thanks everyone! I’ll go snap a few more pics and post them for y’all.

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