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Hope chest for my daughter.

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Project by eugenie posted 444 days ago 767 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hope chest that I made for my daughter a few years back. I have since then made a few more for friends and relatives. They are lined with fabric and braid, and carved with roses. I also have this model carved with ducks that I made for a toy box.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 444 days ago

This is a wonderful chest,I really like the proportions and design . This is what I would call refined country. Great job.

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#2 posted 444 days ago

very nice,beautiful work.love the roses.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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bullhead1

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#3 posted 444 days ago

That is really nice. I have always wanted to do two of these for my daughters but didn’t want them to be big and bulky. Can I ask what the dimensions are on this one. I promise I won’t steal your rose idea.

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eugenie

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#4 posted 444 days ago

Hello Bullhead 1
The chest is 29” wide by 16” deep and 22” high. I really don’t mind if you copy the roses. They are carved with a hand held rotary tool and a 5/16” carving bit. They have a nice look but are easy to carve. I am working on a video with my son, he is the computer king around here, on how to carve a rose with a dremel. Have anice day.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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bullhead1

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#5 posted 444 days ago

Thankyou for the dimesion information and I look forward to seeing your future creations.

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mariva57

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#6 posted 443 days ago

Nice project well executed

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