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Cedar Blanket Chest

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Project by gbvinc posted 09-12-2007 05:31 AM 1718 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A cedar blanket chest I put together.

Frame and panel style with mortise and tenon joints and raised panels all the way around.





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WayneC

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#1 posted 09-12-2007 05:43 AM

Very nice. Lots of great storage space.

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#2 posted 09-12-2007 05:51 AM

Nice.
Biscuits, dowels or just glue?

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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gbvinc

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#3 posted 09-12-2007 05:55 AM

Thanks!

Mortise and tenon on the frame, biscuits & Glue on the top.

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#4 posted 09-12-2007 06:53 AM

I like it! Awesome.

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#5 posted 09-12-2007 09:20 AM

Looks great, nice workmanship.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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mot

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#6 posted 09-12-2007 11:46 AM

Great chest!

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 09-12-2007 12:42 PM

That’ll keep track of a lot of stuff. Good job.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 09-12-2007 01:06 PM

oh so beautiful! What a treasure to hold your treasures

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#9 posted 09-12-2007 02:55 PM

Very well done!

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

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Napaman

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#10 posted 09-13-2007 12:10 AM

looks great…most blanket chest I have seen are not on “legs”...so this is unique—-does that limit the weight you can put in it…I know if i make one I will use it to sit on as well…

nice job…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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gbvinc

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#11 posted 09-13-2007 12:15 AM

Thanks Matt!

You could sit on it or standup and jump on it! Plenty sturdy! It has been tested and seems grandkid proof, so far.

I thought the legs would make it look a bit different from the others I have seen. Seemed like a good idea at the time. :-)

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Dan'um Style

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#12 posted 09-13-2007 05:58 AM

I like it ! Good idea with the longer legs. It makes it easier on the back when reaching in side.

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