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Project by WoodWrangler posted 10-08-2012 07:38 PM 1233 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My company was in need of a treasure chest for an upcoming skit at a conference, so I threw this together over two weekend days. It’s made of walnut harvested in North Carolina that I purchased several years back from a couple NCWW friends. It is finished with amber shellac; sprayed on. The box joints were made with the new Incra iBox jig (awesome! this was the first time I’ve used it).





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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#1 posted 10-08-2012 07:43 PM

Nice!!!

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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#2 posted 10-08-2012 07:57 PM

Excellent

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#3 posted 10-08-2012 08:05 PM

Looks really nicely done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 10-08-2012 08:07 PM

Nice! Where’s the treasure?

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#5 posted 10-08-2012 09:12 PM

Very very Nice Jeremy

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#6 posted 10-08-2012 09:21 PM

Very Nice. Love working with Black Walnut too. Great Job

-- -- Only God can Create it. We are blessed to see it, live it, and enjoy its beauty.

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#7 posted 10-08-2012 10:46 PM

Wonderful chest. Wood grain is also great looking

-- Norman

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#8 posted 10-08-2012 11:11 PM

This chest is a treasure! Nice work !

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 10-09-2012 12:04 AM

Very nice work, looks great.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 10-09-2012 05:01 AM

I love it. My kids have been wanting me to build them something like this forever.

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#11 posted 10-09-2012 01:17 PM

Well done, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#12 posted 10-09-2012 01:50 PM

Those box joints are looking pretty darn tight there… Excellent Job…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#13 posted 10-09-2012 07:41 PM

It is a treasure! Don’t let it get away after the skit.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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#14 posted 12-03-2012 12:58 PM

I am wanting to build something similar to this. I love that arched top.

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

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