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Project by grace123 posted 614 days ago 835 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.





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spud72

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#1 posted 614 days ago

Very nice. Good job

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#2 posted 614 days ago

what is the size?

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#3 posted 614 days ago

Nice work. Great boxes.

-- 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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#4 posted 614 days ago

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

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#5 posted 614 days ago

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

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#6 posted 614 days ago

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

CtL

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#7 posted 614 days ago

fantastic gifts and a wonderful build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 614 days ago

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

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