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Project by Eddie Elizondo posted 2338 days ago 1126 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this last summer right before my Grand daughter arrived in November. I used a self made router table and a skill saw. I glued up the panels and used a raised panel profile bit. I also profiled the edges for the raised panel using the router table and rabbeted the corners and glued it up. I used birch playwood for the top and bottom and also for the the three sides that didn’t have the raised panels. I used a piano hinge for the top. It looks great. i will add more photos as i can of other projects.

-- Eddie -





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 2338 days ago

Nice looking chest Eddie. Looks like a new family heirloom has been born.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Eddie Elizondo

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#2 posted 2338 days ago

Thanks Bill. Would beleive that this was all made from recycle lumber.

-- Eddie -

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RAH

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#3 posted 2338 days ago

Nice chest Eddie, I am in the process of making and blanket chest for my son and his future with. Made out of cherry, they requested I put a stain on it, (I don’t want to but it’s their request.

See ya around the shop, Ron

-- Ron Central, CA

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Dadoo

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#4 posted 2338 days ago

Good one. What did you finish it with?

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2338 days ago

how wonderful. A definite treasure for the wee one.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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miles125

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#6 posted 2338 days ago

A fine job there Ozzy!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Eddie Elizondo

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#7 posted 2338 days ago

Thanks all, Dadoo, I wound up painting it in a high gloss white with a pink pastel on the trim. After all, I was let in on the secret, yeah right, that we had a young lady coming.

-- Eddie -

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Thos. Angle

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#8 posted 2338 days ago

Eddy, If you can do that with a Skilsaw and a router, I can’t wait to see what you turn out when you get your shop up and running.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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gbvinc

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#9 posted 2338 days ago

Nicely done!

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 2338 days ago

Beautiful, very nicely done. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#11 posted 2338 days ago

That turned out really nice. I am sure it will be cherished for years to come.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Eddie Elizondo

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#12 posted 2337 days ago

I hve to add something, when i said i made this with only a skill saw and and a router table, I neglected to say that i also used a jig saw, ramdom orbital sander and alot of hand sanding. i didn’t have the stationary tools that i have now. But i have to say it took longer by not having the table saw.

-- Eddie -

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newguy

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#13 posted 2333 days ago

Great looking hope chest. Nice looking shop as well, looks like your set for a lifetime.

-- Fred, Parker, Colorado

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gene

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#14 posted 2331 days ago

Beautiful chest
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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mot

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#15 posted 2328 days ago

Ozzy! That’s a great chest! Nice design, and nice work!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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