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Project by AKDave posted 133 days ago 573 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- AKDave Chugiak, Alaska, dll38sf@mtaonline.net





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 132 days ago

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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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 131 days ago

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?

Thanks!

Guess your casket caused a stir. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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AKDave

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#3 posted 131 days ago

DocSavage45,

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,

AKDave

-- AKDave Chugiak, Alaska, dll38sf@mtaonline.net

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#4 posted 131 days ago

Very nice looking Chest,I really like the great design too.

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#5 posted 131 days ago

Thanks,

You intuitively madesome great choices!

Great minds think alike JIm?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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