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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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bandit571

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#1 posted 982 days ago

Having trouble get pictures to load…

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Greenman

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#2 posted 982 days ago

Beautiful..just love the aged appearance

-- Howard, South Australia

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mmh

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#3 posted 982 days ago

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

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bandit571

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#4 posted 982 days ago

Let’s see if I can load another picture….

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kiefer

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#5 posted 982 days ago

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

-- Kiefer 松

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Michael Wilson

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#6 posted 981 days ago

That’s really pretty. So… which of Norm Abram’s books would that be? He seems to have eleventy bagillion.

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bandit571

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#7 posted 980 days ago

I think it was his first book. The one with the rocking horse.

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bandit571

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#8 posted 972 days ago

A look at the wood supply for a project like this. Price? Just the gas to haul it to the shop.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 971 days ago

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

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