LumberJocks

Hope/Toy chest for my Granddaughter

  • Advertise with us
Project by davidtex0128 posted 06-03-2010 05:02 PM 1789 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project. I took several ideas from postings on the style. Used Beach for the dark wood and White Oak for the panels. Used the 40 # hinges from Rockler. I may upgrade to the 60# because the lid is heaver than expected. Lots of fun.





7 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

113209 posts in 2450 days


#1 posted 06-03-2010 05:08 PM

This is a unique design with great wood and super build well done David.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Wallace51's profile

Wallace51

4 posts in 2039 days


#2 posted 06-03-2010 05:20 PM

I just love the contrast between the light and dark. The figuring on the light panels is great. I love it.

Have you thought about piano hinges for future projects?

Wallace
Cairns
Australia

-- Wallace,Ozzzzzzzz

View Jonathan's profile

Jonathan

2607 posts in 1924 days


#3 posted 06-03-2010 05:42 PM

That’s a beauty. I like the subtlety of the curves. It adds a hint of softness to the design. The contrast in color between the two species is also a nice touch, lending some definition to the piece. Well done!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

View 1SGTBob's profile

1SGTBob

84 posts in 1788 days


#4 posted 06-04-2010 03:08 AM

Very nicely done I have made several boxes in the past but none like this one, would you mind if I tried and might you have the plans.

-- Bob "Every breath I take as a Free man was paid for with the blood of an American Soldier"

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13347 posts in 2546 days


#5 posted 06-11-2010 04:57 AM

Nice chest.

View jim1953's profile

jim1953

2684 posts in 2715 days


#6 posted 06-11-2010 05:01 AM

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

View Rockrat's profile

Rockrat

1 post in 1658 days


#7 posted 11-22-2010 06:30 AM

That chest is wonderful. The flow is excellent. I am finalizing some plans for one similar. I may incorporate some of you ideas in mine if that is fine with you. Thank you for the pictures.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com