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a simple curve top blanket chest made from cherry and honduran mahogany. the curve top and box joints were fun to watch take shape. soft close arm keeps the stout lid from slamming. my favorite process was learning how to steam bend wood.
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#1 posted 04-08-2011 04:09 AM
Absolutely beautiful trunk! Well done.
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#2 posted 04-08-2011 04:13 AM
This has to be one of the saweeeeeeeeeetest chests I’ve ever seen!
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://email@example.com
#3 posted 04-08-2011 04:36 AM
thanks guys but i cant take all the credit. the original was made by garrett glasser. now we share simmilar chests and first names.
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#4 posted 04-08-2011 05:12 AM
The last time I saw a chest this pretty, Annette Funicello was wearing a Mouseketeers sweatshirt..
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#5 posted 04-08-2011 05:52 AM
great job, what kind of holder is on the top.
-- Tools tools and more tools its funny when we go in a store for anything we always look at the tools
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#6 posted 04-08-2011 08:50 AM
Real sweet chest.
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#7 posted 04-08-2011 11:53 AM
Very nice chest.I like the way you made iron parts wood imitation.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#8 posted 04-08-2011 11:54 AM
I love chests. There’s just something intriguing about them that makes you want to lift the lid to see what lies within. You did a great job, very impressive.
-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."
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#9 posted 04-08-2011 03:35 PM
That’s a beautiful chest, superb craftsmanship and wood combination, great design, the wood bending sounds like a fun time, Your joints are great, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
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#10 posted 04-08-2011 04:45 PM
Fantastic. The joints that connect the top and sides are sweet.
-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois
#11 posted 04-09-2011 12:38 AM
Sugatsune SDS Lapcon Soft-Down Lid Stay was used for lid purchased through lee valley but you can find all over the web.
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