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Project by biglarry posted 04-30-2013 04:07 PM 2149 views 22 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This it the third chest that I made, the first two style were picked by my two grandsons from internet pictures. This one I selected the style. This one has a false bottom that opens.

-- "When the going gets tough, switch to power tools." - Red Green





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eugenie

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#1 posted 04-30-2013 04:12 PM

Very cool project, I love the false bottom. the styling is nice.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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#2 posted 04-30-2013 04:12 PM

I like this one too. What woods did you use on this one. Are those real bolts or plugs to like them?

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#3 posted 04-30-2013 04:21 PM

This one was also made of pine, the black parts are painted pine from a 2×4. The pins are upholstery tacks that i found at my local farm store.

-- "When the going gets tough, switch to power tools." - Red Green

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#4 posted 04-30-2013 04:33 PM

That is awesome! I love the detail

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#5 posted 04-30-2013 05:41 PM

cool!!!
can you tell more about the magnetic secret compartment?

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#6 posted 04-30-2013 05:45 PM

Nice job Larry I like it!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#7 posted 04-30-2013 07:13 PM

MrsN

The magnetic latch is used on cabinet doors to make them childproof. The false bottom slides into a slot on one side and the latch hols it closed on the other. I inserted a magnet into a 2 inch wooden ball and painted it black. you put the ball over the latch and it is strong enough to lift the bottom.

Below is a link to home depot where I bought the latch (newer model shown).
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Rev-A-Shelf-Rev-A-Lock-Cabinet-Security-System-RAL-101-1/202855915?N=ar4i#.UYAT1cqwUZs

-- "When the going gets tough, switch to power tools." - Red Green

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#8 posted 04-30-2013 07:18 PM

Classy looking

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

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#9 posted 04-30-2013 09:22 PM

Great project and looks awesome!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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#10 posted 04-30-2013 09:28 PM

very nice,cool chest.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#11 posted 05-01-2013 01:32 AM

Yowsa! That is sweet!

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#12 posted 05-02-2013 03:28 AM

Very sharp looking chest there Larry ! I put one together for my Grandsons Birthday that looks very much like yours. I like the secret compartment you built into the design,nice touch ! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#13 posted 05-16-2013 08:13 PM

Man! That looks like much fun! I actually thought you had used angle iron in conjunction with wood. Very convincing! Well done!

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

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