Bkanket Chest

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Project by George Coles posted 09-13-2012 06:39 AM 1397 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project that I was supposed to have completed last year for the Little Boss (read WIFE). It is made from Jarrah for the framing and the legs The panels are Sheoak. The bottom is Western Red Cedar. The design is a copy of several ones out there already with some of my own features added. Sorry if I have not given credit for the design to a specific person. The hinge is a piano type as I have had far more success with this when the chest is also used as a seat. Sometimes the butt hinges work loose.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#1 posted 09-13-2012 07:44 AM

Looks great, Nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 09-13-2012 10:38 AM

nice chest, beautiful choice of woods.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 09-13-2012 11:50 AM

Beautiful colors and material choices.. Nicely done

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#4 posted 09-13-2012 01:35 PM

Beautiful Blanket Chest.

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#5 posted 09-13-2012 02:02 PM

Very nice looking chest – marvellous job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 09-13-2012 02:17 PM

Nice work, George.

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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#7 posted 09-13-2012 06:57 PM

Really nice I like the cushion you incorporated into the top its a nice touch. I’m going to have to keep that in mind when I get around to making one.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#8 posted 09-28-2012 09:21 PM

Nice smooth lines and quite attractive. Well done.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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