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Red Blanket Box

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Project by DoctorDan posted 02-23-2010 09:45 PM 2072 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Timber: Jarrah, River Red Gum (frame)
Finish: Ubeaut 1lb shellac, Feastwatson Satinproof, Ubeaut Natural Wax
Glue: Titebond II
Design: Modified from Australian Wood Review

I made this Blanket Box for a friend who was getting married. The design is from a article in Australian wood review. The case is joined with dowel using a Stanley no 46 dowel jig. One of the pieces had a large amount of checking. You can see in the picture I’m carefully injecting epoxy mixed with black shoe polish to make a feature of the already black oxidised checking. It now lives in their living room full of board games.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/





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jsquared

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#1 posted 02-23-2010 10:27 PM

That is some beautiful wood and a very nice piece of work.

-- Jsquared, Texas

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#2 posted 02-23-2010 10:53 PM

Fantastic, i would not have known anything about the checking if you had not mentioned it. Good job!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#3 posted 02-24-2010 12:20 AM

That is an awesome blanket chest….with some beautiful wood. Thanks for sharing this.

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#4 posted 02-25-2010 04:22 AM

looks good man

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

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