Pirate's Booty

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Project by Chris Davis posted 1038 days ago 1664 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a toy chest that was built around a pirate’s theme. The customer ordered a Pirate boat bed with the same picture and wanted a matching chest. I did an arch top design and stained it the same accent colors used on the boat. The lock was an old style lock with a hand forged hasp. When attaching the panels, I decided to leave the heads of the rounded head square drive screws showing for decoration. Pine wood was used on this project.

building Pictures
unifinished Treasure Chest
showing the screw heads
Close up on the antique lock

Raw Video
Treasure Chect

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#1 posted 1038 days ago

These chests really are nice. Congratulations on a job well done.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 1038 days ago

very nice indeed

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 1038 days ago

Hi Chris,

Nice project. Working with Pine always takes me back many years.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 1038 days ago

Nice! And posted on “International Talk like a Pirate Day”, how appro-pirate!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Michael Wilson

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#5 posted 1038 days ago

Love it! I never got over wanting a treasure chest. Some day soon I’ll have to attempt something like this.

Thanks for posting it o/

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Chris Davis

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#6 posted 1038 days ago

Wow! didn’t know it was International Talk like a Pirate Day. I know my what I must do now.

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