Red Oak/Walnut Cedar Lined Trunk

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Project by Randy Moseley posted 02-17-2010 09:51 PM 2820 views 12 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This trunk is red oak with walnut trim. The inside box and top are lined with cedar veneer, which I cut on the table saw/band saw. The top straps are bent using laminated veneer formed and glued with plastic resin glue. The top is made with pine arch structure, with 1/8” baltic birch plywood bent over it to get the curve, then oak veneer on top of the plywood. The inside lid also has a baltic birch base bent on the underside of the arch structure wth the cedar veneer glued to it. The light buttons are birch, the dark are walnut.

The project is for a fund raiser for a local no-kill humane society (TAILS).

-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois

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#1 posted 02-17-2010 10:23 PM

Wow! Beautiful piece of work!

-- Bob - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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#2 posted 02-17-2010 10:30 PM

Simply beautiful.

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#3 posted 02-17-2010 10:49 PM

Very nice…great job !

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 02-17-2010 11:39 PM

nice chest love the design great work

brach ok

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#5 posted 02-18-2010 12:07 AM

love it!

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#6 posted 02-18-2010 12:17 AM

Very clean, Very pretty – great job.
thanks for posting.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 02-18-2010 12:21 AM

That’s fantastic Randy, you’ll really be doing alot of good for the critters.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#8 posted 02-18-2010 01:48 AM

That is a very nice chest- one of the best I’ve seen!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 02-18-2010 02:49 AM

very nice

-- -erik & christy-

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#10 posted 02-18-2010 03:02 AM

Randy, That’s one to be proud of. It’s a beautiful design and great build. Super job.

-- John @

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#11 posted 02-18-2010 03:13 AM

Really, really beautiful. Did you make all those buttons yourself? That’s a lot of work…

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#12 posted 02-18-2010 03:58 AM

Great looking trunk! You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 02-18-2010 04:15 AM

That’s one nice chest. Beautiful craftsmanship.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#14 posted 02-18-2010 05:34 AM

Very nice chest. Great craftsmanship.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#15 posted 02-18-2010 12:35 PM

A+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ vVERY VERY VERY NICE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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