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Pirate chest for my nephew the sailor

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Project by JCantin posted 12-19-2016 08:24 PM 489 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Fun project/gift for my 11-year old nephew who is into sailing. Measures approx 22×19x14. All QSWO. I used cut nails for the top from Tremont Nails (still manufactured in the USA a few miles from my house). Rusted hardware is from Van Dyke restorers. Found the skull and crossbone cutout on Etsy and inlaid/epoxied it in the front of the chest. The lock I picked up at an antique mall in Atlanta earlier this summer. Since it is deep I added rails and a sliding tray to store small items.





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#1 posted 12-19-2016 09:01 PM

Beautiful treasure chest! I really like how the skull and crossbones looks against the oak. I’m sure your nephew is going to love it!

-- Jeff, Linn County, Oregon https://goo.gl/maps/B3RoiEXc5aR2

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#2 posted 12-20-2016 01:28 PM

Original…............

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#3 posted 12-20-2016 07:41 PM

Awesome!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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