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Made out of solid oak with no plywood. My first major project. i am working on finishing the project this weekend so hope to have some more pictures for ya.
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#1 posted 03-23-2012 08:13 PM
Great job Marley,think i’ll copy your chest…:)
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#2 posted 03-23-2012 10:15 PM
Very nice…. I’m making the same design with my oldest daughter.
Do tell ….. What’s the perimeter band at the top?
Please post pic of finished assembly with top mounted
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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#3 posted 03-23-2012 10:38 PM
-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---
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#4 posted 03-23-2012 10:46 PM
Solid oak? Must weigh a ton. That is a good looking project.
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#5 posted 03-23-2012 11:59 PM
I’d say for a first major project there are more to come from you we hope. I agree, weigh that thing for us lol…Awesome job.
-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillvalley.org
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#6 posted 03-24-2012 12:22 AM
Cut your own wood or are you buying the wood? Just curious. Very nice looking chest.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#7 posted 03-24-2012 01:56 AM
wow thats looks great very nice job
-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan
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#8 posted 03-24-2012 02:13 AM
nice chest.looking good
-- Jesus Is Alright with me
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#9 posted 03-24-2012 05:50 AM
Very nice. Can’t buy fine craftsmanship like that. Oak is always a good choice and youi have good quality wood.
#10 posted 03-24-2012 01:54 PM
SSNVET the band is also made out of a piece of oak that I 45ed one edge and then made my lines by just raising my table saw blade 16th of an inch and made a pass every inch.
#11 posted 03-24-2012 02:02 PM
Thanks everyone for the great comments. Monte I bought all the wood I live on the plains were there is not much to mill from but that would be a dream to be able to mill my own lumber! As for the weight of the project it does weigh a ton but like they say bigger is better unless it is your waist band!
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#12 posted 03-28-2012 04:07 PM
Gerat job Marley.
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