Blanket chest

We have 2 German Shorthair who love to suck on our blankets so I surprised my wife with this chest. It is made of walnut and oak. The trees I cut down and milled into boards. It was my first try with Morse and Tennon joint. Had a ball and she was so surprised.

Woods: walnut oak

Tools: saw planer sander

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william ...

Nice piece, love the contrasting timber, what finish did you use, looks to have a sheen rather than a shine, pulled the colours out well without masking them.

Vettekidd97 ...

Thanks. I used danish oil (natural) and just a clear lacquer. I was fortunate to use a sprayer for the finish. I rubbed in the oil.

Jack ...

Big fan of the contrasting woods, nice work.

a1jim ...

Cool looking chest nice work, congrats on your success with mortise and tenon joinery.

oldrivers ...

Dandy Ches,t job well done.

MJCD ...

Very Nice design; I love the simple look which understates the craftsmanship.

Nice Work!
MJCD

Wheaties - Bruce A Wheatcroft ( BAW Woodworking) ...

Really nice work . Keep up the good job

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