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64 dovetails, about as many bandaids, exponentially more cuss words. If people named projects, I would name this one “Carmen” after the Italian lady on Lanai in 2010. Out of my league, but worked out to be an amazingly rich learning experience.
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#1 posted 01-20-2014 01:57 PM
It looks beautiful. You’ve built an heirloom for sure.
BTW, I’m glad I’m not the only one who buys bandaids in bulk at Sam’s club :)
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#2 posted 01-20-2014 03:07 PM
Great looking blanket chest.
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#3 posted 01-20-2014 03:12 PM
She’s a beauty for sure. I hope you put (or plan to put) some sort of maker’s mark and a year so future generations can know who and when made this heirloom.
-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!
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#4 posted 01-20-2014 03:23 PM
Well you certainly succeeded at it! One beautiful piece. Congratulations!
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#5 posted 01-20-2014 03:44 PM
Great looking chest, take small piece of light colored wood, write on it and use a couple of brass screws to mount it. On the plaque, you can personalize it very nicely. I use a black fine point sharpie,, then use rattle can lacquer to protect it.
-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#6 posted 01-20-2014 03:57 PM
Looks GREAT. She will cherish it forever, a small price for a couple of nicked up hands :)
-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams
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#7 posted 01-21-2014 12:15 AM
I don’t know what “League” you are in, but I want to join! Great job, I am sure she will cherish it forever.
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#8 posted 01-21-2014 12:41 AM
beautiful chest,excellent build.
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#9 posted 01-21-2014 12:51 AM
Very well done!c
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#10 posted 01-21-2014 02:07 AM
Beautiful creation, excellent build. Dovetails are outstanding, choice of wood, and grain layout make this a fantastic chest.
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#11 posted 01-21-2014 03:23 AM
beautiful chest, it looks great. I can’t imagine cutting 64 dovetails. Your looks great. I also like the nice detail/shape of the legs.
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#12 posted 01-21-2014 11:37 PM
Great Lookin Chest
-- Jim, Kentucky
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#13 posted 01-24-2014 07:03 AM
Nice one. Congratulations on all of those dovetails. It’s beautiful.
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