Still more chests

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Project by mainwoodworks posted 02-27-2011 03:35 PM 1044 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last 2 pictures are of my wife’s blanket chest. It was lined on all sides, bottom, and top with aromatic cedar.

-- Measure twice, cut once, and hope for the best.

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#1 posted 02-27-2011 04:53 PM

did you do all the inlay work. Very Nice. And how did you cut the curls in the bottom of the darker one. Thanks Don.

-- HardHead.

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#2 posted 02-27-2011 05:34 PM

The bottom apron was cut on a bandsaw and cleaned up with an oscilating spindel sander. Yes I made the inlay of resawed ebony and yellow wood (cut to about 1/4” thick) and cut with a scrollsaw.

-- Measure twice, cut once, and hope for the best.

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#3 posted 02-27-2011 05:35 PM

Welcome to Ljs wonderful work they are both great.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 03-27-2013 08:45 PM

WOW! Fantastic looking boxes!

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