eastern red cedar mission inspired blanket chest/hope chest

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Project by Johnalan1 posted 04-08-2016 12:55 AM 925 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is made completely (almost) out of eastern red cedar, except for the lid which is eastern red cedar with a walnut frame, 26×15x19, the lid has a 3/4 in over hang all around except for the back. it was finished with 2 coats of linseed oil on outside (3 on lid) and 1 on the inside.
with maple button caps to cover the screws.

-- John Darlington Sc

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#1 posted 04-08-2016 03:44 AM

Very nice. Where did you get the Cedar?

-- Bruce Free Plans

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#2 posted 04-08-2016 01:02 PM

i know a guy here locally who has a small sawmill 1.75 a bf the boards where 13 foot long and 7in wide orginally

Very nice. Where did you get the Cedar?

- bruc101

-- John Darlington Sc

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#3 posted 04-08-2016 03:39 PM

This chest is very nice.

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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