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Project by ShopDogs posted 07-29-2010 12:16 AM 1900 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this cherry blanket chest / dressing bench for delivery tomorrow.
The dimensions are: 60” long by 24” x 24” I used birch plywood for the bottow and a light cherry oil finish just to kind of even out the color inconsistancies. I finished it with semi-gloss poly.

Now, if I can just get to make the rest of the bedroom furniture to match…...:)

Movingui Project to commence tomorrow!!

Thanks,

Michael

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





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charlie48

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#1 posted 07-29-2010 12:31 AM

WOW Michael, what a beautiful chest !!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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Kathy

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#2 posted 07-29-2010 01:10 AM

Gorgeous! That looks like it was a huge project to tackle.

-- curious woodworker

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schloemoe

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#3 posted 07-29-2010 01:10 AM

That is a beautiful chest….................................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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BillyJ

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#4 posted 07-29-2010 01:33 AM

Very nice work. That would make a nice looking coffin, though. ;)

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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Cozmo35

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#5 posted 07-29-2010 03:50 AM

I wouldn’t mind taking a dirt nap in it! Nicely done!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 07-29-2010 04:37 AM

Wow. That is one fine chest. Nice design and workmanshop. Do you build to sold orders or for stock?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Kindlingmaker

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 05:55 AM

A beautiful job! ...and the corners give it a very special touch!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Monty Queen

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#8 posted 07-29-2010 08:06 AM

Awesome work, looks fantastic, i love the molding.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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majuvla

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#9 posted 07-29-2010 09:06 AM

Another candy!Real beauty!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Eagle1

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#10 posted 07-29-2010 11:27 AM

Beautiful! Beautiful!

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

#11 posted 07-29-2010 01:37 PM

The title of your post made me laugh!

Very nice work.

I appreciate that you didn’t use raised panels on the top .

db

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 07-30-2010 12:15 AM

Nice piece

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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falegniam

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#13 posted 08-06-2010 04:55 AM

is that a coffin? LOL very nice job. the raised panels look great.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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Rob Drown

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#14 posted 08-07-2010 09:43 PM

Really beautiful. great craftsmanship and design.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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