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Cedar Hope Chest

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Project by DocsDesigns posted 05-04-2016 01:59 AM 1104 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Nothing says country like a hope chest made from cedar! This rail & stile chest frame is built from 8/4 cedar with 4/4 inset panels. Using #1 Common stock adds some rustic quality the client was looking for. And to top it all off with some varnish to ring out the rich color…my client will be much pleased indeed!

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oldrivers

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#1 posted 05-04-2016 02:29 AM

Super strong, looks good congrats.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 05-04-2016 02:36 AM

Very nice looking chest.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DocsDesigns

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#3 posted 05-04-2016 02:38 AM

Thanks! After all, my motto is “build it as strong as a tank, but not quite as ugly.”

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wentech_cnc

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#4 posted 05-04-2016 06:59 AM

I like the finish, should be suitable also for a modern apartment!

-- CNC MDF http://cnc-wentech.pl/oferta

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 05-04-2016 08:22 AM

Nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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ronstar

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#6 posted 05-04-2016 12:31 PM

Very nice chest!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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majuvla

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#7 posted 05-04-2016 01:51 PM

Beautiful chest indeed. Thanks to my last chest project and lot of comments, I know about American term hope chest. Turned I made the same but here it has different name.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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david38

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#8 posted 05-04-2016 02:00 PM

nice build

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 05-04-2016 07:57 PM

You really did a nice job on this chest.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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bushmaster

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#10 posted 05-04-2016 08:17 PM

Very attractive, nothing like a cedar chest. The word cedar and chest always go together in history.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Eric

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#11 posted 05-05-2016 02:44 AM

Very nice. Definitely nothing like cedar. Great job..

-- Eric the "Fabbrocator" Fabbro

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