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Vintage Lane Cedar Chest

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Project by Hybridwoodwork posted 11-27-2013 04:04 AM 1336 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What a mess that was! All’s well that ends well!

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





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#1 posted 11-27-2013 06:02 AM

Wow, great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#2 posted 11-27-2013 08:31 AM

Very beautiful work

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

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#3 posted 11-27-2013 10:02 AM

Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 11-27-2013 01:22 PM

Wow nice refurb from that mess. Nice to see ya save a trunk from Americas best trunk maker, love Lanes quality.

-- we stand behind our work but never under it...(love seeing the look in customers eyes when they hear it)

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#5 posted 11-27-2013 01:39 PM

Nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#6 posted 11-27-2013 02:20 PM

I have one of these Lane cedar chests from the early ‘50s. mine wasnt in nearly that bad of shape, but years of neglect had left the exterior terribly dry. 3/4 of a bottle of wood conditioner polish and it looked tons better! excellent restoration you’ve done here, definitely will be an heirloom piece to pass on. great job!

-- Gridlockd

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#7 posted 11-28-2013 03:36 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#8 posted 11-28-2013 04:26 AM

A really great job. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#9 posted 12-02-2013 05:53 PM

Wow! It came out gorgeous, attractive wood combo and the finish looks awesome. Great job!

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