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Project by deeman posted 1681 days ago 1820 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this steamer trunk for my friend for his daughter last Christmas (2008). The plans came from Rockler,and so did the hardware kit. I used oak and walnut like the plans called for. The corners have splined miters, with walnut used for the splines. I wish I had seen Marc’s podcast before I built this. I would have made the joints that he used. I am sure that would have been easier. Although I did learn how to make the splined miters. I stained it with Minwax golden oak and Minwax wipe on poly. The lock had to be deburred before it would lock correctly. The other hardware parts were very well made.The little girl loved it and so did her family. Thanks to Danny for letting me build this trunk for his daughter.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!





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NoSlivers

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#1 posted 1681 days ago

Great, ANOTHER project posting that I have to conceal from my wife!! Dennis, it looks great, I have no doubts that it was very well received.

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?

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Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 1681 days ago

Wow, simply gorgeous.

-- Bob A in NJ

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1681 days ago

Beautiful, beautiful….beautiful.
Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Monty Queen

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#4 posted 1681 days ago

I love it. Looks Awesome.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1681 days ago

Great looking steamer trunk. You did a nice job on it. I did one similar to yours for my wife a few years back. It is posted in my projects if you care to look.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1681 days ago

Very nice.

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

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Jeison

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#7 posted 1671 days ago

Thats a damn impressive piece there.

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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Roger

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#8 posted 1073 days ago

that is an awesome trunk. very nice project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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