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Project by torquemada posted 04-03-2010 02:43 PM 1400 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from wood laying around the shop. Oak, 1/4” plywood panels and pine centers. 23 inches wide by 13 high. I’m using it for sweatshirt storage. The colors look much better than in the pics.





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woodworm

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#1 posted 04-03-2010 03:13 PM

That is really a beautiful chest. Wise wood combinations & orientation.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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smoke

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#2 posted 04-03-2010 04:41 PM

it’s great to build something so great and useful out of scrap wood, isn’t it? nice job indeed.

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#3 posted 04-03-2010 05:27 PM

Thats a beautiful chest.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 04-03-2010 07:13 PM

Great way to put some scrap woods back into service rather than putting them in the burn pile…
well done…

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

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#5 posted 04-03-2010 09:15 PM

The colours in the pics look OK to me, nice work.

Martyn

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#6 posted 04-04-2010 04:05 AM

Nice chest.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#7 posted 04-13-2010 03:06 PM

I wuoldn´t call so big pieces scrapwood
looks great

Dennis

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#8 posted 05-02-2010 02:19 AM

Beautiful Blanket Chest. nice construction.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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