Cherry and Curly Maple Blanket Chest

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Project by Jesse Friesen posted 01-16-2010 06:05 AM 2437 views 10 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this blanket chest. It’s cherry and curly maple. All the panels are bookmatched and it’s finished with a chemcraft waterborne lacquer. Hardware is from lee valley.

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#1 posted 01-16-2010 06:55 AM

Beautiful job. I know the plans, because I built a toy box modification as my first “real” project (painted, though, as it was constructed from poplar.)

As pretty as it is in the pictures, I’m sure it looks like a masterpiece in real life. Way to go!


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#2 posted 01-16-2010 01:59 PM


-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#3 posted 01-16-2010 06:39 PM

I really like this chest .A great choice of woods.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 01-16-2010 08:00 PM


-- Gary, Florida

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