blanket chest

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Project by woodtick35 posted 10-02-2010 04:26 PM 1792 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an oak blanket chest I made for a Christmas gift last year.

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#1 posted 10-02-2010 04:56 PM

Very Nice Chest…I want to make one for my mother and sister. Can I see the inside of the chest?

-- Semper Fi, Randy Sr.

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#2 posted 10-02-2010 05:04 PM

Beautiful looking chest, great build.

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

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#3 posted 10-02-2010 05:20 PM

That is a classic! Good build and excellent finish.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#4 posted 10-03-2010 08:24 AM

looks good

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#5 posted 10-03-2010 12:30 PM

Oak is the king of tree´s :)

Nice job :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#6 posted 10-03-2010 04:14 PM

Randy- The inside of the box is nothing fancy. It is just 3/4” oak veneer plywood joined at the corners with rabbet joints and the bottom is rabbeted in also and then set on the base, and the ogee bead wrapped around the top of the base. The fielded panel look comes from using 3-14” oak colonial base moulding applied to the outside of the plywood box. It is incredibly strong. looking back, if I had more time, I would have liked to put in a couple of top trays in supported by runners on the front and back.

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#7 posted 10-04-2010 02:21 AM

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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