Reclaimed wood chest

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Project by Snowman12 posted 03-12-2016 12:25 AM 1383 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from oak cribbing 4”x4” 4’ long found by railroad. Box joints, dowels, glue only except hardware. Posted before but was a gift and my niece took much better pics than I did. First box ever.

-- Buck Creek Designs

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#1 posted 03-12-2016 03:27 AM

Well done. Looks solid but not overly heavy.

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#2 posted 03-12-2016 07:40 AM

Nothing looks better than old reused wood. I like your joints, I used the same technik on my oak cabinet. You realy can’t brake it ever, it’s so sturdy joint.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 03-12-2016 03:19 PM

This really turned out nice. I’m sure that it was a satisfying experience using that wood on the project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 03-13-2016 01:59 AM

Snowman, good basic techniques. I like the look and the hinge choice. Looks like you had fun with this. You are right; your niece has great photographic skills. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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