Small Chest

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Project by Terry Ferguson posted 428 days ago 884 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still enamored with box joints that I produce on my router jig, but thought I’d try something a little different by using the joints on an upper and lower wrapped frame. The lid panel wood came from the same pallet as the Acacia, so assume it is the same species only with a lot more character and color.

Pallet boards and flooring samples: Acacia, Cherry, Poplar, Walnut, Red Meranti, and Red Oak for the bottom boards.

11” wide, 17” long, 12 3/8” high

Natural Danish Oil & WB Polyurethane

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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#1 posted 428 days ago

Nice! I’m pretty enamored of them myself. That’s an awfully pretty chest.

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#2 posted 428 days ago

I like it. Creative use of found/salvaged wood. It has a Japanese look. You could call it a “tansu”.

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

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#3 posted 427 days ago

Very neat looking chest

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#4 posted 424 days ago

Great looking box! Like the use of reclaimed wood and the joinery is great. It will definitely last long.

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#5 posted 424 days ago

It’s really nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 421 days ago

Looks like it came out very nicely. Nice joints

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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