Blanket chest

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Project by acraig5075 posted 03-06-2016 05:33 PM 806 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m very happy with how this blanket chest turned out. I made it out of 18mm (3/4”) birch plywood for the box, and pine for the frames and mouldings. First time I’ve used birch ply, and it’s a joy to work with. The entire build took me ten weekends of part time work. The finish is three coats of oil-based polyurethane varnish. Made from Jon Peters’ excellent build video on YouTube.

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#1 posted 03-06-2016 11:06 PM

Very nice workmanship, looks very nice with the decoration

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 03-06-2016 11:45 PM

Looks great! Like the molding profiles.

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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#3 posted 03-06-2016 11:53 PM

keep up the good work!

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#4 posted 03-07-2016 12:39 AM

Beautiful chest, you really did a great job!

-- The craftsman is his own harshest critic... Jeff (me)

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#5 posted 03-07-2016 12:32 PM

Great project Beautiful work & finish.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#6 posted 03-07-2016 02:51 PM

That’s a fine looking blanket chest/

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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