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Project by sawblade1 posted 10-09-2011 04:23 AM 2016 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good Evening LJ’s,

This is a project that was completed as a gift for my friend Annie and I am Dedicating it In memory of her Dad Which we lost this August. The chest is made of Red Oak, The panels are Painted 1/2” MDF And the chest is Lined with 1/2” Aromatic cedar backing up the 1/2” MDF I decided to mix Media, Old school and New School Traditional and modern Materials results spectacular (IMHO) I hope you Like it

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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#1 posted 10-09-2011 04:48 AM

Very nice chest love oak as well, as well love your bible verse PTL

-- jim

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#2 posted 10-09-2011 04:53 AM

I echo Jim in both the chest and verse. As always, you do nice work, sir.

-- Harold

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#3 posted 10-09-2011 04:58 AM

Nice blanket chest.

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#4 posted 10-09-2011 09:57 AM

Ditto on Jim and Harold.

I don’t see rabbeted/tongue and groove joints in the corners that much in chests, any reason you chose that type of joint? Were you working with old flooring that came that way? I’m just curious. I like that it is different.

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#5 posted 10-09-2011 01:22 PM

Superb !

Were those corner posts cut from square solid ?

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#6 posted 10-09-2011 04:22 PM

By the look of it, you were leaning on the understanding of a Master carpenter to produce this beauty.

We’re all curious about the corner joints, brother.

-- Jay in Changsha

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#7 posted 10-10-2011 12:52 AM

Very nice err Beautiful chest!!! I love the colored panels.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#8 posted 10-10-2011 02:26 AM

Superb as usual! The joints remind me of cabinet doors. Nice touch.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#9 posted 10-10-2011 03:37 AM

Excellent work and verse. Keep it up and keep inspiring!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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