Cherry Blanket Chest

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Project by stevo_wis posted 03-11-2010 06:11 PM 1898 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a blanket chest I made for my daughter’s wedding. I cut the dovetails by hand and with the herringbone pattern it was a challenge. It is cherry finished with waterlox.

-- Stevo

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#1 posted 03-11-2010 06:16 PM

Very nice Stevo a classic design and beautiful chest

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-11-2010 06:27 PM

Nice beautiful chest.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 03-11-2010 06:35 PM

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 03-11-2010 07:06 PM

You have out Shakered the Shakers on this one. Beautifully simple and understated design. A classic.

-- Bob Costello

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#5 posted 03-11-2010 08:55 PM

the light curvature of below gives him a touch different from the classic ones that I know, I like.

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#6 posted 03-11-2010 11:22 PM

Beautiful job, and a great wedding present!

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#7 posted 03-12-2010 01:12 AM

Well that is just awesome! Great design, great wood choice and beautiful execution! Really like it. Haven’t seen a chest this nice since my first girlfriend in college. :)

-- Greg, CT

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#8 posted 03-12-2010 02:19 AM

WOW!!! And you cut the dovetails by hand, they look great.

-- One Time Tree Man

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#9 posted 03-12-2010 02:21 AM

very nice work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#10 posted 03-12-2010 03:58 AM

Looks great, that will get alot of use.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#11 posted 03-12-2010 04:07 PM

Sweet and simple, excellent way to express your talent.

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#12 posted 03-16-2010 07:46 AM

very nice looking chest…

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

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#13 posted 03-17-2010 04:13 AM

Beautiful wood, classy joinery, and skilled workmanship. Congratulations, it is beautiful.


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