cedar lined pine chest

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Project by joebazooka posted 852 days ago 1041 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay I have been working on this as a surprise for my mom, since last Oct. 2011. But with the untimely death of my Dad, I took some time off. I finally finished the outside, now I have to put on the hinge (a piano hinge) an the latches in the front, then the outside will be officially done. For the inside I have to line it with the cedar an put a sliding drawer then I can ship it to my mom. Hope you like it! :)

-- Robert-maine

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#1 posted 852 days ago

Beautiful job on the chest, I’m sure your Mom will love it. Very sorry to hear of your Dads passing.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#2 posted 852 days ago

The chest looks great, he will love it. Mom’s love anything there kids make for them :)

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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#3 posted 852 days ago

It is so great and so massive!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 852 days ago

Looks great, I love giving things to my Mom, no matter how critical I am of the work, she loves it exactly how it is.

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

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#5 posted 852 days ago

I’m sorry about the loos of your father. The chest is a very fine gift to your mother and will be slways cherished by her.

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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#6 posted 852 days ago

That is some really fine work and a super gift

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 852 days ago

Robert, My condolences on the loss of your father. That is a very nice chest with a lot of craftsmanship evident. A wooden ‘Shipwright hinge’ would make it a one of a kind! Look at his blog as I think this chest is begging for one. Just my opinion.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 851 days ago

An gr8 chest to hold lotsa booty. Nice details in it also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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