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Project by Wayne Precht posted 01-10-2008 05:49 PM 1490 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an old project of mine. I just ran across the photos, so I thought I would pad my presence here at bit :) and post it. The model here is my (then) 2 year old son.

This is a medium size blanket chest built along the lines of a medieval travel chest. The material is pine as it was to be painted (but not by me, thank God).

-- --- Wayne.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 01-10-2008 06:39 PM

Nice chest! (or else it could be used for solitary confinement) <g>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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GaryK

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#2 posted 01-10-2008 06:48 PM

Great job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rpmurphy509

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#3 posted 01-10-2008 08:46 PM

I could scale one up for my 12 and 15 year old boys…

Unusual design, but pleasing to the eye.

-- Still learning everything

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TreeBones

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#4 posted 01-10-2008 09:30 PM

Nice chest, great photo.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 01-10-2008 09:51 PM

Hi Wayne;

Is your son(?) still in the box when it’s closed?

Nice job.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Andy

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#6 posted 01-11-2008 12:24 AM

Cute picture Wayne.And the chest is not of a style I have seen before, but I like it.Well done.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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Tomcat1066

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#7 posted 01-11-2008 06:10 PM

Interesting chest. I like it a lot!

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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rikkor

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#8 posted 01-11-2008 06:28 PM

It is a very nice toybox.

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 01-11-2008 08:32 PM

Welcome to LJs great blanket chest or kid box, whatever you make it. mike

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

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