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Curly Maple Blanket Chest

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Project by WoodScrap posted 12-23-2009 08:01 PM 2315 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Same design as the last but with Curly Maple. Finish is also the same except I put on five coats of Shellac to deepen the color. One photo shows the secert compartment under the till box. The chests are 20” tall x 18” deep x 36” long. This one is for my Daughter.

-- Rick -Tulsa





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Skee

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#1 posted 12-23-2009 08:06 PM

Very nice construction. I love the blonde interior and the curly wood is done very nicely.

-- -- Skee from MN

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PetVet

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#2 posted 12-23-2009 08:27 PM

Rick, the best compliment I can give you is that I am going to copy this chest!! Nice.

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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HenryH

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#3 posted 12-23-2009 09:22 PM

Nice! You can’t go wrong with curly maple.

-- HenryH - PA

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#4 posted 12-23-2009 09:34 PM

Nice looking blanket chest.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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griff

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#5 posted 12-23-2009 09:36 PM

Beautiful Chest Rick. Great design and construction. Very good build .

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#6 posted 12-23-2009 10:06 PM

Really nice, that wood is fantastic.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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iSawitFirst

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#7 posted 12-23-2009 10:18 PM

Both of these chests are very nice builds. I love the finish on this one.

-- If you're over 100 years old there's an 80% chance you're a woman.

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mart

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#8 posted 12-23-2009 10:55 PM

Very nice. I love the finish.

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#9 posted 12-25-2009 04:26 AM

Beautiful chest. Great craftsmenship. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 12-25-2009 04:27 AM

Ahhh…. Very nice.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 12-25-2009 03:48 PM

Nice Job, I hope to start a blanket chest similar in design soon. I love the curly maple.

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#12 posted 12-25-2009 03:58 PM

gotta love curly maple

Nice looking chest

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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