Just old floor boards

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Project by bandit571 posted 1304 days ago 1205 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a stack of old Pine floor boards. Tongue and groove. Removed the T&Gs, cleaned them up. Raised panels usind a tablesaw’s dado blade, and a couple handplanes to round the edges over. Bottom is just some more of this wood, laid on cleats, with a small gap between edge board. Top is coopered. Rough cut to fit the shallow curve, and smoothed out with a plane. Inside was left natural, outside has an “antique Cherry” stain. Molding on the top’s ends serve as handles to open the lid.

Note; the “prototype” was built a tear before this one. prototype was made from Aromatic Red Cedar.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#1 posted 1304 days ago

Very nice! I like how the new piece kept the old look of the floor boards and that you didn’t sand all of the history away. Thanks for sharing.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#2 posted 1304 days ago

Wow nice design, a good looking chest. Its cool how you use old recyle lumber.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 1304 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 1303 days ago

Nice work , looks great!!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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