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Project by stanley_clifton posted 2328 days ago 906 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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An early job that looks more and more embarassing as time goes on. As the wood darkens with age, the filler that I used becomes more and more obvious. It does hold a lot of bed clothes and can be camouflaged with cuddly toys, cushions, clothes etc.

-- Stanley generally struggling





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grovemadman

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#1 posted 2327 days ago

Looks pretty good to me and it works for what you intended it to do. You should be proud of it – it is a nice chest!

-- --Chuck

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2327 days ago

If you don’t like you could always paint it. It looks good in the picture.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 2327 days ago

Nice looking Chest. Thanks for posting.

God Bless tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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tenontim

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#4 posted 2327 days ago

Looks good, Stanley, considering the rough wood you used. Keep up the good work.

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stanley_clifton

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#5 posted 2327 days ago

Thanks for the comments.

One of the issues was that the timber had got quite damp in the shop, which meant that all the biscuit joints dried back leaving me a bit worried about structural integrity and needing to use a lot of filler. I did not know about goop at the time.

I have indeed considered painting this piece if the oportunity arises.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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motthunter

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#6 posted 2327 days ago

looks good.. leave the natural wood..

-- making sawdust....

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2326 days ago

Stanley,

This chest looks just fine. To be honest with you we tend to be our own worst critics. We have a natural tendency to focus on the flaws in our work rather than the successes. These imperfections often go unnoticed by the end users.

I agree with Motthunter. Don’t paint it. It looks good as it is.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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