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Project by supervato posted 06-24-2010 05:57 PM 1344 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Treasure chest lid is done. Now its time for finish work.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 06-24-2010 06:33 PM

Nice work so far. What kind of wood is this and what type of finish are you going to use?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Gary

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#2 posted 06-24-2010 06:47 PM

Nice job. Wish you had more pictures. Hope you post a picture of the finished product.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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JoelMartin

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#3 posted 06-24-2010 06:48 PM

Beautiful Box!
Keep up the good work

-- Joel -- Ontario -- "Measure once, Cut twice, And its still too short"

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Howie

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#4 posted 06-24-2010 07:07 PM

Very nice. Looks like maple and walnut. Is that right? Nice looking jointery.

-- Life is good.

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Richard

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#5 posted 06-24-2010 07:19 PM

Good job so far, what kind of handles will you be putting on your chest if any?. I ask because I never know what handles to put on my chests. I tried using rope handles and wood handles with llimited sucess, sometimes they don’t have the right look.

I like the look of your lid, all you need now, are those chocolate filled gold coins to fill your chest…

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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supervato

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#6 posted 06-24-2010 08:31 PM

Its walnut and hickory thiers more pics of the build on my projects page. Im thinking that black iron handles would look cool. Honestly I think im going to finish the shellac then take it to woodcraft and match handles and a latch to it till I find ones that I like.

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kosta

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#7 posted 06-24-2010 09:54 PM

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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BigPoppy

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#8 posted 06-24-2010 10:23 PM

Nice work Bro. I like the arched top. How did you get the top to be smooth and what kind of joinery did you use on the horizontal boards.

Ramiro

-- Ramiro Keller TX

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