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Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 10 – complete

I got up bright and early this morning to get the last coat on the chests. I gave the surface a quick once-over with some fine sand paper and sprayed … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 8/9

I was going to post yesterday’s work this morning, but I was having trouble with the computer I was using. So you get today’s post and yesterday’s post all rolled … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 7

Ok, the goal today was to get the base skirt attached without placing any nails through the face of the trim. I started by trimming and attaching the first piece. … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 6

I didn’t have much time to work last night, so I focused on finishing the lids. I used my new pull saw to trim the splines back to within 1/16″ … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 5

What a long day in the shop yesterday. Time to start putting these things together. I started out by trimming down the long ends on the panels, and making sure … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 4

The plan today was to get all eight of the sides cut and assembled. Since I have decided to do raised panels, I grabbed both of my routers, that are set … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 3

I decided to prioritize the processing of the maple. I was lucky enough to have several large pieces of walnut, reducing the number of glue-ups I had to do. I … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 2

I had a chance to work on the chests last night. I pulled the tape off of the epoxied boards, most of it came off… After running the large panels … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maple and walnut blanket chests – day 1

I started another project today. Actually, it will be two projects. I am going to be building two blanket chests using maple and walnut. The goal is to mix the … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

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