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Project by Ted78 posted 12-06-2012 06:13 AM 813 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is actually and old project I built about ten years ago,but since I’m new here, and it’s one of the nicer, or at least bigger things I’ve built I figured I show it off. Except for the hinges, there is no hardware or metal fasteners and except for the 2”x2” legs being glued up from 1” stock and the seat planks being glued up to make a wide plank there is no glue. The carcass is held together with slightly offset holes in the mortise and tenons that draw tight when you hammer bamboo barbecue skewers through them.

-- Ted





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-06-2012 11:54 AM

Looks good.

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For future, we like lots of pictures, dimensions and descriptions. Not just to be nosey, well maybe :-)

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

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HorizontalMike

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#2 posted 12-06-2012 01:29 PM

OK, that is cool! I never thought about adding a back to a blanket chest. That makes it much more inviting as seating.

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

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#3 posted 12-06-2012 10:37 PM

I like pieces that are multi-functional. Well done.

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#4 posted 12-07-2012 01:11 AM

Nice project – I like the clean lines.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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