Simple Pine Blanket Chest

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Project by RobD posted 01-31-2016 03:49 PM 1132 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple through dovetailed blanket chest in radiata pine (hope depot’s “premium pine”) with t&G cedar bottom. Oil, shellac and wax finish. Done “galoot” style….

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#1 posted 01-31-2016 03:53 PM

Very nicely done Rob a great looking chest and a fine build.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-31-2016 05:46 PM

looks great

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#3 posted 01-31-2016 06:08 PM

Simple result, but you knocked it out of the park. Looks great, congrats!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#4 posted 01-31-2016 08:56 PM

Fantastic! If your weren’t good a dovetails before…. You must be now! I’ve got this on my “want to build ” list.

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#5 posted 01-31-2016 10:11 PM

Looks real good, especially the base.
Dimensions ? I can’t see any glue lines

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#6 posted 02-01-2016 11:45 AM

Galoots rock.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#7 posted 02-01-2016 11:15 PM

This is a nice piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

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#8 posted 02-02-2016 01:21 AM

That’s a beauty!!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#9 posted 02-02-2016 07:33 AM

Classic elegant design, nice dovetails.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 02-02-2016 07:13 PM

Fine build, nice dovetails.

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#11 posted 02-09-2016 11:50 PM

It’s all in the execution and details. Nice trunk

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 02-21-2016 01:53 AM

Really nice workmanship.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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