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Pine Blanket Chest

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Project by michaelray posted 1777 days ago 1354 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Blanket chest made from pine bought at a local home store. They were selling as “value wood” and pricing it as such. I was able to get quite a bit of usable stock out of what I had purchased and ended up with what you see. The overall shape is very, very loosely based on a design from a recent issue of FWW. Finished with amber shellac and with a coat of paste wax. A gift for my sister-in-law.

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mjlauro

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#1 posted 1777 days ago

Nice, reminds me of the stuff my dad used to make. He loved big box retailers pine.

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huff

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#2 posted 1777 days ago

It’s amazing what you can do with some “value wood”. Nice blanket chest.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#3 posted 1777 days ago

Everything my dad used to make was out “value wood” also. I was always amazed at how well his projects turned out. Great looking chest, well done.

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#4 posted 1777 days ago

beautiful from where I’m sitting … your sister is the lucky one

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