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Blanket Chest

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Project by Tycho998 posted 10-16-2011 04:04 PM 894 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This blanket chest design is from Woodsmith magazine. I made it as a gift for friends for the birth of their baby girl. It is made from red oak lumber and plywood. The inside front and back is lined with non- aromatic cedar. The finish is Cabernet with 5 coats of Semi-gloss with the lid having 9 coats (this for a child remember). For some reason the flash from the camera made it look lighter than it really is. The real tone is in the second picture.

-- Wayne, Cornwall, Ont





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#1 posted 10-16-2011 04:18 PM

Gorgeous!

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

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#2 posted 10-17-2011 01:35 AM

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 11-14-2011 04:19 AM

Nice looking project, especially like the color. Also, great looking proportions. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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