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Curly and Birdseye Maple Blanket Chest

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Project by Jeff Heath posted 1664 days ago 2474 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a figured maple blanket chest, measuring 46” wide, 19” deep, and 22” high. The frame is curly maple, and the raised panels are birdseye maple. My photography skills are horrible, and don’t show the terrific figure of the wood. The piece is colored with Dark Vintage Maple transtint dye, and was sprayed with 4 coats of Crystalac satin.

I made this box for my nephew for his 2nd Christmas, and it is presently being used as a toy box!

-- Jeff Heath Heath Toolworks planes





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SPalm

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#1 posted 1664 days ago

Sweet. He will grow from toys to linens soon enough.

Good job and wonderful wood,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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johnnymo

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#2 posted 1664 days ago

Looks great. Good job.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1664 days ago

wonderful chest well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1664 days ago

Jeff, this is another nice piece. I enjoy the look that the raised panels give to it and the figured maple looks gorgeous.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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DrBreakIt

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#5 posted 1664 days ago

That is impressive. You did a very nice job.

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Jeff Heath

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#6 posted 1664 days ago

Thank you to all. It was fun to build, knowing it was staying in the family.

-- Jeff Heath Heath Toolworks planes

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lou

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#7 posted 1604 days ago

love the front panels.very nice.

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BarbS

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#8 posted 1604 days ago

Very nice! Someday he will appreciate it all over again when his bride uses it for a family blanket chest. Way to go, Dad!

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