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Project by trevor7428 posted 11-26-2016 10:12 PM 1031 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So just finished this Cedar Chest. It made from 1inch Cherry, frame and Panel Jointery with a Cedar panels on the bottom and the shelf that goes inside.

I got the idea from WoodSmith Magazine, issue #214

-- Thank You Trevor OBrion





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 11-26-2016 10:43 PM

Nice work, beautiful looking chest. I like the natural cherry, and it’ll get more beautiful with age.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 11-27-2016 03:31 AM

Cool chest, especially with the tray. Great style. Those style hinges are awesome.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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majuvla

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#3 posted 11-27-2016 08:57 AM

That’s a real monster. Endless storage space and beautiful classic design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Calmudgeon

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#4 posted 11-27-2016 12:50 PM

That should survive the apocalypse! I appreciate that you made something so sturdy while avoiding having it look clunky.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#5 posted 11-27-2016 03:00 PM

Great looking chest, got to love cherry. I am going to start building a chest like this, what did you use for a finish? Thanks for sharing, Bob

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Jerry Spencer

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#6 posted 11-27-2016 05:54 PM

Excellent job. I especially like the panel designs.

-- Jerry - Ohio

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#7 posted 11-27-2016 06:23 PM

Sweet. Nice job.

-- Jeff NJ

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 11-27-2016 07:25 PM

Now, this is a real beauty. Well done with a lot of nice craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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trevor7428

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#9 posted 11-27-2016 08:36 PM



Great looking chest, got to love cherry. I am going to start building a chest like this, what did you use for a finish? Thanks for sharing, Bob

- Bobsboxes

Actually I just used Danish oil. I’m not the best with finishes. So worked out.

Thanks everyone for kind remarks

-- Thank You Trevor OBrion

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gsimon

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#10 posted 11-27-2016 10:42 PM

This turning out really nice! Definitely on my to do list

-- Greg Simon

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#11 posted 01-25-2017 12:40 PM

I have seen this chest. Very nice. Did you use the rockler hinges? I wanted to use those but my plywood banded top was 17lb and would have cost 90$ to put three hinges on. Great work!

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gargey

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#12 posted 01-25-2017 01:13 PM

Very nice. I like it’s stoutness.

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trevor7428

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#13 posted 01-25-2017 11:35 PM



I have seen this chest. Very nice. Did you use the rockler hinges? I wanted to use those but my plywood banded top was 17lb and would have cost 90$ to put three hinges on. Great work!

- BenDupre

Yes, they are the rockler hinges. They are awesome, but Yes, expensive :/

-- Thank You Trevor OBrion

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