Cedar Chest

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Project by SplashMaster posted 07-27-2010 04:30 AM 2176 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at making a cedar chest and I learned a lot. All the dove tails are hand cut and I used old pine barn boards for most of the chest except the lid, trim, and one foot and lined the inside with cedar. Also I now have some new tools b/c I had to have them lol.

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#1 posted 07-27-2010 05:21 AM

A good start and use of recycle wood. Nice proportio too. Keep it up.

-- Bert

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#2 posted 07-27-2010 02:39 PM

Nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 07-27-2010 03:03 PM

And yet another advantage of building things—-You just gotta have new tools and toys. And then you just gotta have a big shop to put them in!!

I like the chest. Hand cut dove tails are tough.

Thanks for sharing

-- TulsaWoodSmith, Tulsa, OK The tools aren't the problem-It's the organic interface!

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#4 posted 07-27-2010 03:15 PM

Nice Chest

The Dovetails look great

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#5 posted 07-28-2010 05:05 PM

Sharp looking chest SM , Looks like the new tools paid off ! Welcome to L J’s

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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