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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-17-2013 12:34 AM 2447 views 8 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

36 inches wide, 20 inches tall and 20 inches deep. I have lid support on it as well. Pretty straight forward. I can put a cedar lining in it if the customer wants.

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

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 12:45 AM

That’s a winner!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 12:48 AM

Well done…once again Monte. That live edge really sets the project off….Nice

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 12:49 AM

That’s cool!

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#4 posted 08-17-2013 02:05 AM

nice trunk Monte, you must have a moving van to carry your work to the fair, best of luck

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#5 posted 08-17-2013 02:33 AM


-- Marty.Athens,AL

#6 posted 08-17-2013 02:38 AM

Monte,great looking piece !!!


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#7 posted 08-17-2013 02:58 AM

WOW This one is super.. I like this one a lot. Looks really heavy, well made.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 08-17-2013 10:34 AM

Monte, the trunks look great, no doubt saw up with your “new” “newish” Bandsaw?

-- Regards Robert

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#9 posted 08-17-2013 11:30 AM

That is a great looking chest and design. Good luck at the show.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 08-17-2013 11:56 AM

Monte, this is beautiful. Love the natural look of the edges!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#11 posted 08-17-2013 12:33 PM

Lookin good! I really like that edge around the lid that really looks sharp

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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#12 posted 08-17-2013 12:48 PM

Very….. nice Monte

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#13 posted 08-17-2013 12:52 PM

beautiful trunks monte, the cedar lining would really set it of, but im sure that will be up to the customer, good work.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 08-17-2013 01:34 PM

looks great

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#15 posted 08-17-2013 01:51 PM

great looking chest

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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