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A blanket chest made about forty years ago. It’s lined with aromatic red cedar. The trim wood is gum. I cannot remember the specie of the panel wood.
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#1 posted 04-11-2014 01:17 PM
Beautiful chest. A real heirloom!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#2 posted 04-13-2014 04:24 AM
Since your casket made top 3 I am looking around at the rest of your many nicely done projects. Stopped on this as I found it to be well made and a good design. I would like to see the front of the chest in more detail re: the inlay?
Guess your casket caused a stir. LOL!
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#3 posted 04-13-2014 05:24 AM
Yes, I am amazed at what has happened in just two days. I expected no such thing. I think that most of the stuff on the site is much better than mine.
Anyway, I will take a fresh, close up pic of the inlay. It was thirty or so years ago but I am quite certain I got the inlay from Constantines. Back then I didn’t even know what the word Marquetry meant, let alone thinking I could do such a thing from scratch.
I have had some troubles importing images into my blog and these comments. If no other place I will try to add it to the project page. (LATER) Two close-ups of the inlay added to this project.
Thanks for the comment,
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#4 posted 04-13-2014 05:54 AM
Very nice looking Chest,I really like the great design too.
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#5 posted 04-13-2014 08:49 AM
You intuitively madesome great choices!
Great minds think alike JIm?
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