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Project by TartanSailor posted 06-07-2013 04:06 PM 1418 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first project from following plans by American Woodworker was this chest given my son and his new bride. It is of solid cherry with mahogany straps.

-- NJ Sailor

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#1 posted 06-07-2013 04:41 PM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#2 posted 06-07-2013 05:29 PM

nice work, I particularly like the look of the box joints on the curved lid.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#3 posted 06-07-2013 06:18 PM

Thats a great looking trunk. Good job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 06-08-2013 12:40 AM

This is one nice looking trunk. I bet it was the best gift there!

-- Don Kriner

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#5 posted 06-08-2013 12:43 AM

I have no idea how you did that but it turned out great!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 06-08-2013 04:51 AM

Nice piece of work, and a fine gift.

-- Dave K.

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#7 posted 06-08-2013 11:49 AM

Awesome piece of workmanship!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#8 posted 06-08-2013 02:33 PM

This look great, where do I find the plans for this?

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#9 posted 06-11-2013 01:48 PM

Your trunk looks fantastic! Great design and joinery. I am sure that the new couple loves it. It’s indeed a great wedding gift. Great job!

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