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Project by quvia posted 11-16-2013 01:41 PM 1277 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my version of a blanket chest. It is made out of solid width (18 inch) Black walnut boards air dried for 3 years and plane downd to 1 inch. I cut these on our antique saw mill @ 5/4, 20 inch boaards and then planned them on our tractor driven 20 inch plane down to 1 inch. In the background is a black walnut bed which I made two years ago. I love working with walnut as you can see. Sorry about the pictures.

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 11-16-2013 03:21 PM

That’s a nice chest, Ted. Congratulations.

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#2 posted 11-16-2013 05:04 PM

That’s one great blanket chest.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-16-2013 07:29 PM

Great blanket chest, nice craftsmanship. This is on my to do list for my two kids. I also love working with walnut. It’s very easy to work with and finishes beautifully.

-- Dan - A good day is when you are done in the woodshop with all your fingers still attached!

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#4 posted 11-16-2013 08:02 PM

Beautiful work. Great looking.

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

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#5 posted 11-17-2013 12:49 AM

Very nice looking. Would also be nice to see more information on your saw mill and planer maybe in a blog post or something.

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#6 posted 11-17-2013 01:13 AM

Pretty wood. Nice work!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#7 posted 11-17-2013 03:28 AM

Beautiful blanket chest. That walnut is really something. Nice workmaship. Would love to see pics of the saw and planer. Very very cool!!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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quvia

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#8 posted 11-19-2013 12:52 AM

I will get some pictures of the saw mill. We do demo’s at the hemlock fair every year.

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.

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#9 posted 11-20-2013 03:40 PM

They both look great and well made. Like your gorgeous walnut and finish. Beautiful work!

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