Hope Chest for my Cousin's Grandson

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Project by Rob posted 07-13-2013 01:08 PM 1198 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this Hope Chest out of Cherry for my cousin to give to her Grandson for Christmas in 2011. The Cherry was from a local tree that had been removed so a horse barn could be built. It has safety close hinges so he wouldn’t slam the lid on his fingers.

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#1 posted 07-13-2013 01:28 PM

This is a very nice project. 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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#2 posted 07-13-2013 01:33 PM

Very nice work. Beautiful chest.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 07-13-2013 01:44 PM

Beautiful job! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 07-13-2013 03:46 PM

very nice,beautiful work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 07-13-2013 10:54 PM

Very nice Hope chet…great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 07-14-2013 01:05 PM

Thank you all for the wonderful comments. I consider myself to be a few steps below the abilities of the vast majority of fellow woodworkers on this site so it really means a lot and makes me want to get started on another project.

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#7 posted 07-16-2013 03:28 PM

Beautiful hope chest! Like the classic design, very well crafted and great joinery. Looking forward to the next great project.

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