Blanket Chest

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Project by Jason Wheeler posted 1674 days ago 2632 views 23 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I design this chest around the central hinge located in the center of the back. There is 2 aluminium bars with a spring that pops them into the holes when you put the lid on. It’s made of walnut, african mahogany, birds eye maple and an unfinished cedar bottom.


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#1 posted 1674 days ago

Very unique and creative design. I love it!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 1674 days ago

Very nice looking chest. Great innovation/design of locking mechanism.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1674 days ago

very cool design

-- -erik & christy-

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#4 posted 1674 days ago

Hey Jason
I really like this chest wonderful design and great special details plus super wood selection. Beautiful so well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1674 days ago

Well done Sir. That is a real beauty.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 1674 days ago

Well executed.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 1674 days ago

Great Job!! I love everthing about it, I really like the latch design and detail

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#8 posted 1674 days ago

very nice design. Love the wood choices

-- Duane, Ohio

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#9 posted 1674 days ago

That is awesome. Very nicely designed. Great work!


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#10 posted 1674 days ago

Outstanding! Wood choices are just perfect together.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#11 posted 1674 days ago

Unique and very well executed. Thanks for sharing.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#12 posted 1674 days ago

I love it! Very creative piece. Your choice of woods is outstanding.

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#13 posted 1674 days ago

One word magnificent.I love this but sadly don’t own it LOL Alistair

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#14 posted 1673 days ago

Jason, you done woodworkers proud all over the world. That is one terrific looking blanket chest!! If I can live long enough maybe I can get to be 1/10th as good as you. Really nice work.

-- JoeR Nothing that I could make will ever be perfect but I'll use it anyway.

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#15 posted 1671 days ago

Sure is a beaut.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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