Bedding chest

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Project by stanley_clifton posted 04-05-2008 09:51 PM 1057 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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#1 posted 04-06-2008 12:19 AM

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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#2 posted 04-06-2008 01:56 AM

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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#3 posted 04-06-2008 02:58 AM

Nice looking Chest. Thanks for posting.

God Bless tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 04-06-2008 11:18 PM

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

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#5 posted 04-06-2008 11:20 PM

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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#6 posted 04-06-2008 11:31 PM

looks good.. leave the natural wood..

-- making sawdust....

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#7 posted 04-07-2008 04:02 AM


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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