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Going away chest/footlocker for a Marine. Used pine with an oak strip on the sides. Added some dowels through the sides just to give it a different look.
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#1 posted 01-21-2012 03:21 AM
Nice looking foot locker.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#2 posted 01-21-2012 05:41 AM
A very nice chest for a very brave U.S. Marine. I am sure your Marine will be very grateful for the chest, and I am deeply indebted to the Marine for his valiant service to our nation.
-- I read it but I wasn't listening!!
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#3 posted 01-21-2012 02:44 PM
Love the way you used the knots and grain. James Kenov would be proud! Excellent work.
U-Rah Semper Fi!
-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.
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#4 posted 01-21-2012 02:46 PM
You did a great job on that chest; it’s very masculine.
-- 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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#5 posted 01-21-2012 03:06 PM
Is he PCSing or getting out. That’s a nice box either way, most have been on hell of a Marine if getting that and just a PCS.
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#6 posted 01-21-2012 05:28 PM
Great job on the Locker, Semper Fi!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#7 posted 07-30-2013 07:23 PM
Very nice! How did you design the bottom? Rabbit or something else? Thanks for sharing!
-- Joe, Olathe, KS
#8 posted 07-30-2013 10:22 PM
Nothing fancy on the bottom. Just cut a groove the thickness of the bottom (1/4” approx) with my dado blade before I glued it together and glued the bottom in when I glued the the four sides together
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#9 posted 02-06-2014 05:35 PM
Looking at your work – you are very talented. Your use of hardware helps to accent what you have created. Nice touch.
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