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Walnut Blanket Chest

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Project by Celldss posted 12-27-2011 03:47 AM 1296 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a wedding gift for my brother and new sister-in-law. It is made from local black walnut.

Finish:
- 2 coats BLO
- 8 coats 1lb cut Shellac
- 2 coats Renwax

Prop hinge, main piano hinge and cedar lining were purchased from Rockler.

Sorry the pictures are kind of washed out.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-27-2011 04:22 AM

Love that walnut ,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-27-2011 02:49 PM

Very nice… Congrats on the awesome family heirloom!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 12-27-2011 02:57 PM

I’m going to copy your design if you don’t mind. Beautiful chest.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 07:51 PM

Love the look of the blanket chest, great finish on it.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Celldss

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#5 posted 12-27-2011 09:27 PM

@jockmike2 – Feel free, I just copied from here:

http://www.gasperetti.com/available.html

Second row down on the right. It was such a beautiful and simple design, I couldn’t pass it up!

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