Cherry/Walnut Blanket Chest

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Project by Randy Moseley posted 10-21-2009 12:34 AM 2166 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this out of cherry plywood and solid wood, with walnut trim. The inside of the box and the drawer bottom is veneered with aromatic cedar (smells really nice!). The box is joined by biscuits, and the corner pieces are walnut with cherry plugs. The top is cherry plywood with a walnut trim with solid cherry rails. This project was made for a friend.


-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 12:42 AM

Looks really nice. Great job! Great storage chest.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 01:07 AM

Nice blanket chest.

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 01:19 AM

Very Nice! I like the combination of species and the overall design. Surely, your friend will cherish this always.

-- Build for the joy of it!

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#4 posted 10-21-2009 01:50 AM

Those hinges look cool. Very clean appearance. The drawer adds versatility to the design. The grain is not overwhelming and complements the whole look. Very nice work.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#5 posted 10-21-2009 03:01 AM

Great job!! Did you use thin commercial veener or cut your own?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 10-21-2009 03:24 AM

That’s a lucky friend!!

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#7 posted 10-21-2009 03:28 AM

clean smooth cool wonderful very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 10-21-2009 04:22 AM

Certainly creative corners, nice looking. Inside looks great also. Well done.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#9 posted 10-21-2009 01:22 PM

Nice combination of wood.
Looks great.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#10 posted 10-21-2009 09:37 PM

Gorgeous! I can almost smell the cedar from here. I love all the design details. Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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