LumberJocks

Hope Chest using Reclaimed Wood

  • Advertise with us
Project by KnotCurser posted 10-03-2015 02:29 PM 1169 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chest is a commissioned piece – and the second such chest ordered by this wonderful customer.

With the exception of the cedar lining, it’s entirely made from reclaimed lumber – it started out as a large pallet from a steel fabricating shop.

I used my CNC machine to engrave the wording on the lid prior to final assembly.

Finish started with a brown aniline dye, followed by two coats of tung oil and finally a coat of Maloof Finishing Oil.

Overall, the chest measures 46” long, 18” Deep and 18” high.

Enjoy!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





5 comments so far

View SirFatty's profile

SirFatty

524 posts in 2045 days


#1 posted 10-03-2015 03:42 PM

Nice work! I really like that finish…

-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

29085 posts in 2699 days


#2 posted 10-03-2015 07:41 PM

This turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View JimInNM's profile

JimInNM

295 posts in 1049 days


#3 posted 10-04-2015 02:13 PM

Really like the project and the finish is spot on for reclaimed wood, great combination

-- JimInNM........Space Case

View scrollingmom's profile

scrollingmom

1149 posts in 2297 days


#4 posted 10-06-2015 02:45 AM

That looks really nice. You did a great job! I really l ike the lettering.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

View Roger's profile

Roger

20874 posts in 2637 days


#5 posted 10-28-2015 12:24 AM

Very nice. I like the cedar lining on the inside as well

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com