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Six Board Blanket Chest

comments (2) January 3rd, 2013 in Reader's Gallery

EdWiller EdWiller, member
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This chest is 46"(w)x20"(d)x23"(h). The boards are from a local, field grown walnut tree that I harvested in Wake County, N.C. The bottom is lined with cedar.The bread boards on the top are joined by sliding dovetails. Sides are joined by hand cut dovetails.

Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, period interpretation, dovetails, walnut, chest, inlay, varnish, inlaid monogram

Comments (2)

rock35 rock35 writes: Great job. How big was that walnut tree? Love the dovetails also
Posted: 11:01 am on February 27th

rhlong rhlong writes: Beautiful chest. I am an admirer of the hand cut dovetails, as I do them too. I like the inlay, I haven't done one of those yet. Good design and proportions.
Posted: 9:26 pm on January 6th

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