LumberJocks

Portable cedar chests

  • Advertise with us
Project by grace123 posted 12-24-2012 11:04 PM 955 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here three out of six small cedar chests I made for Christmas presents. They are going to my mother, my sisters, and my four children and their spouses. The chest is made from red oak. I lined each chest with aormatic cedar. Inside each chest is a tray which rests in the top third of the chest. The chest rests on ogee bracket feet. The handles are aged bronze. The hinges and chain are brass.





8 comments so far

View spud72's profile

spud72

320 posts in 2398 days


#1 posted 12-24-2012 11:18 PM

Very nice. Good job

-- Guy,PEI

View DavidIN's profile

DavidIN

80 posts in 892 days


#2 posted 12-24-2012 11:27 PM

what is the size?

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

16955 posts in 1242 days


#3 posted 12-25-2012 12:10 AM

Nice work. Great boxes.

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

View grace123's profile

grace123

176 posts in 1666 days


#4 posted 12-25-2012 12:57 AM

The dimensions are 11 inches high, 16 inches long, 13 inches deep.

View rtbrmb's profile

rtbrmb

303 posts in 1292 days


#5 posted 12-25-2012 01:59 AM

They turned out great. What method did you use to make the bracket feet ? I really want to start using them on some of the boxes I make in the future.

Bill in MI

View clieb91's profile

clieb91

3390 posts in 2839 days


#6 posted 12-25-2012 02:15 AM

They are really nice I like the mini size of them.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

113249 posts in 2481 days


#7 posted 12-25-2012 02:27 AM

fantastic gifts and a wonderful build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View grace123's profile

grace123

176 posts in 1666 days


#8 posted 12-25-2012 04:44 AM

To rtbrmb: I used this link for the pattern to make my bracket ogee feet: http://www.woodsmith.com/files/issues/139/bracket-foot-pattern.pdf

And this is the link for instructions for how to make the feet themselves:
http://www.wwch.org/technique/Hutch/ClassicalBracketFeet.htm

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com