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Made from old Oak rafters. Frame and panel style. Raised the panels ON the tablesaw. Plan was from Norm Abram’s book. A look at the plan:
bottom panel is a piece of OLD 1/2” plywood.
-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use
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#1 posted 11-14-2011 02:25 AM
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#2 posted 11-14-2011 02:38 AM
Beautiful..just love the aged appearance
-- Howard, South Australia
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#3 posted 11-14-2011 03:01 AM
Handsome piece with some history! Nice salvage on the wood.
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
#4 posted 11-14-2011 03:21 AM
Let’s see if I can load another picture….
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#5 posted 11-14-2011 03:25 AM
There is something about reusing lumber that makes me feel good .You have crafted a beautiful chest with character galore!Congrats and thanks for the post !
-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos
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#6 posted 11-14-2011 05:52 PM
That’s really pretty. So… which of Norm Abram’s books would that be? He seems to have eleventy bagillion.
#7 posted 11-15-2011 03:52 AM
I think it was his first book. The one with the rocking horse.
#8 posted 11-24-2011 02:51 AM
A look at the wood supply for a project like this. Price? Just the gas to haul it to the shop.
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#9 posted 11-24-2011 02:26 PM
It’s a nice looking chest and the wood is beautiful.
-- 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
#10 posted 02-01-2016 02:13 AM
Daughter is STILL using this old chest! Keeps it filled up. Has survived a house fire that totaled the other half of the place she was renting. Still staying intact, not too bad for a hacked together project out of old Barn Wood..
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