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Forum topic by duosonicdave posted 08-04-2012 02:19 AM 1588 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-04-2012 02:19 AM

Dear Fellow LJ’s – especially those in the Intermountain NW area:

Just thought I’d pass this along fwiw:

Pretty cool! :-)

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#1 posted 08-05-2012 05:03 PM

Christopher Schwarz teaches courses on building such chest, wrote an entry in “Poplar Woodworking”, and has videos on students build the chest in the several days of class. He may be interested. Do you have any idea of the chest’s joinery under the corner covers. He uses dovetails and does tricks to keep out moisture thus preventing rust. His trays are stacked and slide across the with to allow access to those underneath.

Thanks for the post. I’m in Tennessee.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#2 posted 08-09-2012 05:38 PM

That a neat looking chest, hope it finds a good home…thanks for showing…BC

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#3 posted 08-09-2012 05:49 PM

Dang, I wish people sold that kind of stuff on my local Craigslist.

-- More tools, fewer machines.

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#4 posted 08-10-2012 04:55 AM

You have found treasure in the Treasure Valley! ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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