Walnut and Butternut Cedar Chest

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Project by TechTeacher04 posted 03-18-2014 11:27 AM 2177 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this chest for my daughters 3rd birthday to house her stuffed animals. Panel construction, I made my own silicone spacers to prevent the panels from rattling. Silicone caulk laid out on wax paper, then cut to length after it dried.

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#1 posted 03-18-2014 01:37 PM

Nice work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-19-2014 12:52 PM

Very nice box sure your daughter will cherish it for many years

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#3 posted 03-21-2014 07:07 AM

Very Nice! & Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 03-25-2014 01:22 PM

Looks great, very nice wood combo and finish is awesome. Your daughter will treasure it forever. Great job!

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#5 posted 05-18-2014 09:17 PM

Nice blanket chest. I too have done the silicon chalking on wax paper trick. I know Space Balls are expensive, but I have found them to be more predictable/dependable. I have had times the silicon spacer would squeeze/ooze out of the panel-frame intersection, and I had to cut it with a knife. The Space Balls seemed to keep the spacing more correct, IMO.

‘Nuff said about that. I really like the chest. Great combination of woods.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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