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Project by Kenny2946 posted 11-21-2017 04:24 AM 830 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nautical Chest made from red oak, with mahogany buttons.

-- Kenny, New York





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EarlS

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#1 posted 11-21-2017 12:31 PM

At first I thought the buttons were G&G style finger joints, but when I zoomed in I realized they were buttons. In the process of looking at the zoomed pictures the wooden “buckles” (?) caught my eye. I like it. It looks like it was made from a single piece of wood. The tapered sides also make the piece more than just a big box. Nicely done.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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swirt

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#2 posted 11-21-2017 02:01 PM

Wow. That is a great chest. Nice work. I really like the look.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 11-21-2017 04:08 PM

This is a beautiful chest and looks like a copy of an original piece. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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shipwright

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#4 posted 11-21-2017 06:36 PM

Fine looking sea chest Kenny. If you are up to the (substantial) challenge the traditional rope beckets can be found, step by step, in this book.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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