blanket box. black walnut and splated elm

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Project by bdft posted 782 days ago 2045 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is for my niece’s upcoming wedding, I wanted to give them something special. I picked a shaker style although slightly modified done in black walnut and spalted elm finished in shellac.

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#1 posted 782 days ago

That’s way beyond shaker very very nice blanket box.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 782 days ago

great looking, great color contrast, great woods, alltogether make a very nice gift. AND Wellcome to lumberjocks….

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 782 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#4 posted 781 days ago

Like it. Love the wood. Great finish.

-- Rod, London UK

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#5 posted 781 days ago

Nice work, those colors look amazing together.

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#6 posted 781 days ago

Graceful curves, beautiful raised panels, is that aromatic cedar in the interior?

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#7 posted 781 days ago

It’s a beautiful chest and a nice style.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#8 posted 781 days ago


-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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#9 posted 781 days ago

really nice job, great gift for the wedding.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#10 posted 779 days ago

Beautiful!!! Making one myself that is similiar. Hope to post when done. Mine is a toy chest I am making for a friends daughter.

-- Steve at WeekendWoodworking

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#11 posted 591 days ago

Love the raised panels.

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