Blanket Chest

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Project by TexasJim posted 07-17-2009 04:51 AM 1754 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Blanket chest from plans in Woodworker’s Journal. Painted wood is poplar; panels and lid are cherry. Cedar lining (t&g) on floor of chest.

-- If the world was a logical place, men would be the ones who ride horses sidesaddle.

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#1 posted 07-17-2009 04:52 AM

Hey Jim
Nice blanket chess looks great.


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#2 posted 07-17-2009 04:57 AM

Nice chest, what type of joinery did you use?

-- Carolina Panther fan!

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#3 posted 07-17-2009 12:38 PM

Nice blanket chest.

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#4 posted 07-17-2009 03:01 PM

Thanks for the kind comments. The corners of the box are rabbetted and the floor is in a dado. Panels sit in a rabbet and are held in place by a trim piece.

-- If the world was a logical place, men would be the ones who ride horses sidesaddle.

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#5 posted 07-17-2009 04:30 PM

Good blend of colors with the paint and natural color.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#6 posted 07-18-2009 04:12 PM

Very nice blanket chest. Nice finish.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 05-14-2017 01:18 PM

Jim, this is a beautiful blanket chest and I love the color. You did a wonderful job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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