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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 896 days ago 1475 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is third trunk this past month.This one is stained with Behr Red Mahogany and sprayed with 4 coats of satin.The leather is brushed side out and 3/4” rope handles along with antique brass hardware.
grandpas workshop
Stanwood,WA

-- Grandpaj





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Splinterman

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#1 posted 896 days ago

Very nice collection of quality produced trunks.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 896 days ago

Very authentic looking!

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

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grandpasworkshop

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#3 posted 896 days ago

Thank you for comments.Have enjoyed building them now ZI hope the grandaughters enjoy for years to come.Did two for family and one for retail which sold

-- Grandpaj

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WoodSpanker

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#4 posted 896 days ago

Those look astounding. Very nice, no wonder it sold! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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doncutlip

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#5 posted 896 days ago

Very nice, that style is my favorite look. i’ve built a bunch of old looking stuff for my other hobby; staining them with wool/vinegar or tobacco/amonia home made stains to keep them period correct. You might want to consider Van Dykes as a source of hardware.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Roger

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#6 posted 895 days ago

eye eye Cap-tin. many o treasure is coming to someone

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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grandpasworkshop

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#7 posted 895 days ago

I will try Van Dykes. Thanks

-- Grandpaj

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