Cedar chest

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Project by archie18 posted 02-27-2018 10:47 PM 832 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Twenty years ago another woodworker started this cedar lined cherry blanket chest for his daughter. He glued and mitered the panels but died before he could assemble it. His widow asked me to finish it for her daughter which I gladly did in exchange for some nice lumber. I built the drawers and the base frame. This is some beautiful curly cherry.

-- Robert in middle TN

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#1 posted 02-28-2018 12:49 AM

That’s just awesome.

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#2 posted 02-28-2018 02:27 AM

Wow. Very beautiful.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#3 posted 02-28-2018 12:43 PM

This chest is a beautiful piece and so nicely done. It displays a lot of fine craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 02-28-2018 08:58 PM

“This is some beautiful curly cherry.”

It sure is, nice job on the completion. I imagine the Daughter is happy.

-- Think safe, be safe

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