blankey chest

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Project by Howie posted 10-16-2013 10:24 PM 1410 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First project I’ve done in quite awhile. Blanket chest for a niece.
Solid oak with cedar lining. Natural finish.
Plans from WW Journal with a few mods.

-- Life is good.

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#1 posted 10-17-2013 12:04 AM

And here I thought you up & died or something !
You haven’t lost your touch buddy.
That came out super nice.
I bet your niece loves it !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#2 posted 10-17-2013 02:06 AM

Great job!
This will be in the family for years

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 10-17-2013 02:29 AM

Looks cooltastac

-- wood crafting & classes

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#4 posted 10-17-2013 03:13 AM

Very GOOD Howie!

At first look, I thought the front was one piece… but, after looking at Pic.#4, it was obvious that it had 5 stiles across the front! Crazy…

COOL chest… I’ll bet it really smells good!

Your niece will Love It!

COOL job!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 10-17-2013 12:04 PM

Very nice chest. A super, store all.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 10-18-2013 02:37 AM

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 10-22-2013 02:59 PM

Fantastic blanket chest! Great choice of timbers and great design especially like the drawer.

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#8 posted 10-22-2013 03:39 PM

This is a fine piece, Howie. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 01-09-2014 09:39 PM

I also like the drawer – that’s really neat !

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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