No, it is not a coffin!

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Project by ShopDogs posted 1492 days ago 1885 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!!



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

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#1 posted 1492 days ago

WOW Michael, what a beautiful chest !!!

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

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#2 posted 1492 days ago

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

-- curious woodworker

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#3 posted 1492 days ago

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

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#4 posted 1492 days ago

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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#5 posted 1492 days ago

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 1492 days ago

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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#7 posted 1492 days ago

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 1492 days ago

Awesome work, looks fantastic, i love the molding.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 1492 days ago

Another candy!Real beauty!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 1492 days ago

Beautiful! Beautiful!

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

#11 posted 1492 days ago

The title of your post made me laugh!

Very nice work.

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


-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 1491 days ago

Nice piece


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

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#13 posted 1484 days ago

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 1483 days ago

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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