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This is a blanket chest I made out of pieces of poplar and some Oak leftover from other stuff. Not wild about the colors of it, but it’s poplar. I made a jig for the box joints to use at the router table, works pretty well. It will be in the guest bedroom when I get that done!

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA





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RibsBrisket4me

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#1 posted 619 days ago

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SirFatty

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#2 posted 619 days ago

That is really nice.. added to my favs.

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hoosier0311

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#3 posted 619 days ago

Thanks Guys, man is it heavy, had to call a buddy over over to help me drag it into the house.

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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#4 posted 619 days ago

It sure looks heavy! What finish did you use?

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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hoosier0311

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#5 posted 619 days ago

I hit it with some sanding sealer and then minwax early american. 3 coats of poly on top.

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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#6 posted 619 days ago

Looks very sturdy

-- Norman

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#7 posted 619 days ago

Looks like a great build.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#8 posted 619 days ago

A box which can serve its functions well.

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#9 posted 618 days ago

This is not made of scrap – it’s made of win!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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GlennsGrandson

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#10 posted 618 days ago

Love the joints, do you have any pictures of the jig for the box joint that you made? great job

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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hoosier0311

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#11 posted 618 days ago

My camera bit the dust, but when I get a new one I will post a picture or two of my box jig.

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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#12 posted 617 days ago

Creative, industrious, and Wabi-Sabi!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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