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Project by unkwood posted 1652 days ago 1978 views 5 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chest was made in Manchester, CT at a class in the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. I gave this chest to my granddaughter. The finish was several coats of waterlox ,covered by several coats of shellac. The hinge in the middle allows the llid to stay in any position you leave it in so you can’t get hurt by it falling on you.

-- Carl





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MDRoehl

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#1 posted 1652 days ago

That is a beauty!!! Nice tiger maple!

-- Sawdust in my veins--

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jm82435

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#2 posted 1652 days ago

man, that is pretty.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#3 posted 1652 days ago

Very nice!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#4 posted 1652 days ago

Homerun on the wood and project.

-- Jim

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1652 days ago

so beautiful a great build thanks for sharing.

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Richard

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#6 posted 1652 days ago

Very nice, what kind of finish did you use? I like the maple and how it turned out with the finish on it. I have built maple chests but I never quite got the finish right to my liking.
Congrats

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#7 posted 1652 days ago

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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kosta

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#8 posted 1652 days ago

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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buckeyedudes

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#9 posted 1652 days ago

DANG, is that nice or what! Woo-hooooo.
A classy looking chest that is sure to please for generations.

-- Before you louse it up, THIMK!

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DraftsmanRick

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#10 posted 1652 days ago

Thats beautiful, very nice job. Maple and cherry alway look good together.

-- Jesus was a carpenter

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 1652 days ago

That’s incredible !!

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dmoore

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#12 posted 1652 days ago

very nice

-- Duane, Ohio

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Stanley Coker

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#13 posted 1651 days ago

What a great looking chest. Gota love that curly maple.
I’m with Richard, What kind of finish did you use to acheive that color?

Great Job.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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roughcut

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#14 posted 1648 days ago

Nice job Unk. Looking forward to getting together with yourself and Neil so we can make a few more things to post.

Roughcut

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lou

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#15 posted 1619 days ago

well done.it pays to go to school.very nice

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