LumberJocks

USMC chest

  • Advertise with us
Project by Demy posted 01-21-2012 02:40 AM 1799 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.





9 comments so far

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14506 posts in 3006 days


#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/

View Wood Studios's profile

Wood Studios

100 posts in 1271 days


#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!!

View Woodbutcher3's profile

Woodbutcher3

384 posts in 1826 days


#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.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

17726 posts in 1806 days


#4 posted 01-21-2012 02:46 PM

You did a great job on that chest; it’s very masculine.

helluvawreck
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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

View Newage Neanderthal's profile

Newage Neanderthal

190 posts in 1490 days


#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.

-- www.newageneanderthal.blogspot.com . @NANeanderthal on twitter

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15677 posts in 2129 days


#6 posted 01-21-2012 05:28 PM

Great job on the Locker, Semper Fi!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View justanotherjoe's profile

justanotherjoe

7 posts in 2164 days


#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

View Demy's profile

Demy

64 posts in 1435 days


#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

View MGHarmon's profile

MGHarmon

3 posts in 510 days


#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.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com