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Project by ClassicChests posted 08-26-2014 02:45 PM 24827 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Handcrafted Treasure Chest, will custom build to order.

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 08-26-2014 02:59 PM

This is a real nice piece and so well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Tooch

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#2 posted 08-26-2014 04:00 PM

awesome piece- did you steam bend the parts of the top?

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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nblazek

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#3 posted 08-26-2014 04:34 PM

Very nice. I have the same question as Tooch. Did you steam press the moulding on the top?

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ClassicChests

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#4 posted 08-26-2014 05:09 PM

Thanks folks!
Yes, the trim on the top is steamed and bent. The top is solid White Oak that I built up with mitered 5/4 stock and then rounded it over. The box is standard frame and panel construction.

-- Glenn Dean, Classic Chests and more...

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Mean_Dean

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#5 posted 08-26-2014 11:57 PM

Nice treasure chest—looks like something you’d see in a sea captain’s cabin!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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