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Project by WoodJediNTraining posted 01-04-2012 04:45 AM 1571 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Raised Panel Hickory Chest I built using Hickory from a tree that fell on my grand fathers house. You can watch the “How to build a Hickory Chest” video series on this by visiting http://www.youtube.com/user/flatiger4u it was lined with cedar and finished with 7 coats of CAB Acrylic Lacquer and rubbed out to a medium sheen with two coats of paste wax to follow.

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 06:36 AM

Looks good I like that hickory

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bowtie

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 01:30 PM

good lookin chest, i have some hickory and cedar from downed trees drying now. i was curious how the hickory would look on a large field and yours turned out great

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 11:54 PM

Hickory….. I am trying to build a pool cue rack out of hickory. It seemed very simple. I am having issue snapping the screws in the hickory. Didn’t have this problem with maple. Didn’t realize how hard hickory is. Beautiful wood though. I just hope ai keep my sanity.

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WoodJediNTraining

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#4 posted 01-31-2012 06:52 AM

antknee Hickory is Very Hard.. and it also has reverse grain running in both directions which can make it a pain to plane…lol… Thank you guy for the comments, I am sorry it took so long to reply to you all…

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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#5 posted 01-31-2012 06:53 AM

bowtie if you haven’t started working on your chest yet… take a look at my Blog series and videos on the hickory chest build. you might find some useful info in them..

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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