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Project by yakerjax posted 08-30-2007 03:44 AM 1394 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You will recall I posted my dad’s cedar chest in progress.. Well he had to hold on it as he was having a new shop built. I will post those pictures next.. In the mean time here are before during and after pictures of his Chest….
This is his first big project…
Thanks for looking..


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#1 posted 08-30-2007 03:56 AM

Is this Western Cedar. or red cedar?

Nice looking.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#2 posted 08-30-2007 04:11 AM

nice job. pretty design too !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 08-30-2007 04:20 AM

Thank you I think he did a great job especially with no experience… Karson I believe it is Red Cedar….

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#4 posted 08-30-2007 08:13 AM

Very nice piece of furniture. I see you got both of your Farther’s chests in the 1st picture. Is that a hasp and padlock on the finished piece?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 08-30-2007 01:24 PM

lol I was looking at the “chest-s” as well.

It is beautiful. .. the wooden chest, I mean… not that the other isn’t as well.. doh, I had better quit while I’m ahead. .. a head, not a chest.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 08-30-2007 03:57 PM

Debbie, behave yourself!

I love the chest. (The wooden one, I mean.)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 08-30-2007 05:02 PM

lol @ Charlie

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 09-04-2007 01:10 AM

Beautiful! -Great gift to leave his daughter! :)

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#9 posted 11-08-2010 03:16 AM

That is an awesome chest. Wow! Great project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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