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Project by kosta posted 05-09-2010 05:31 AM 1973 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Yo whats up everybody I finished the chest last week. The chest is 12 in wide 4 in high and 8 in deep. There are 14 3/4 in strips on the top that are glued to 2 curved pieces. I rough cut the 2 curved pieces with my jig saw then I used a rasp to take off as much material as I could without going past my line. I taped a template on the top and used a flush trim bit to get them the same size. There are 3 coats of finish and 2 coats of polyurethane on the chest. Total time fore this project was about 12 hours but I was filming most of the project.

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#1 posted 05-09-2010 06:39 AM

Looks like a fun project

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 05-09-2010 12:01 PM

Over the past year of watching your posts,
I must say your skills have really grown.
You have shown great improvement with every new project.
Congratulations ! You have a superb determination to learn.
Keep growing your trade, I expect I will be able to say,
I knew him when…
The chest looks nice,
what type of joints for the box did you use ?


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 01:27 PM

Nice looking chest Kosta.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 05-09-2010 03:34 PM

I used butt joints on the case. I was thinking about cutting a rabbet but I have never had a problem with a butt joint like this.

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#5 posted 05-10-2010 01:54 AM

Cool chest.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#6 posted 05-20-2010 01:48 AM

Great project. I like.

-- Scott

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