Treasure Chest

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Project by TSW posted 02-25-2010 05:17 PM 1406 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a treasure chest I made for my daughter a while ago. I had some scrap Douglas fir and tried my hand at makeing a curved top. Good thing I had alot of scrap because it took two tries to get the top with no gaps. The inside id lined with red cedar. This chest is only about 14 inches wide 8 inches deep and 10 inches tall. The hardware is black iron, the “bands” are painted and its finished with a high gloss poly.

-- Tim W, New Hampshire Woodworker

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#1 posted 02-25-2010 05:30 PM

very cool – I really like this! Good job

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 05:55 PM

The red cedar add a very nice contrast to the fir.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#3 posted 02-25-2010 06:26 PM

Wow this the the coolest arggggg yo ho yo ho That be mighty good me matey

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-25-2010 07:45 PM

Real sweet, a very good job.

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#5 posted 02-25-2010 10:13 PM

nice job… the picture makes it look much larger than the dimensions you stated… well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#6 posted 02-25-2010 11:58 PM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#7 posted 02-26-2010 12:23 AM

Very nice. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#8 posted 02-26-2010 12:53 AM

Awesome work Tim! Welcome to Lumberjocks, glad you could join us!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#9 posted 02-26-2010 04:50 AM

Very nice. Really cool box.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#10 posted 02-26-2010 06:25 AM

Great looking chest. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 03-15-2010 10:18 PM

that´s the way DAD
well done
I hope the customer
is pleased with it


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