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Project by marleyman posted 758 days ago 1431 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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albe79

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#1 posted 758 days ago

Great job Marley,
think i’ll copy your chest…:)

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Mainiac Matt

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#2 posted 758 days ago

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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SuburbanDon

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#3 posted 758 days ago

Nice.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 758 days ago

Solid oak? Must weigh a ton. That is a good looking project.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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bruc101

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#5 posted 758 days ago

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 http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 758 days ago

Cut your own wood or are you buying the wood? Just curious. Very nice looking chest.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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PatBrownfield

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#7 posted 758 days ago

wow thats looks great very nice job

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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eddie

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#8 posted 758 days ago

nice chest.looking good

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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tuffruss

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#9 posted 758 days ago

Very nice. Can’t buy fine craftsmanship like that. Oak is always a good choice and youi have good quality wood.

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marleyman

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#10 posted 758 days ago

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.

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marleyman

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#11 posted 758 days ago

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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jerryo

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#12 posted 753 days ago

Gerat job Marley.

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