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Mailee31/05/2010 17:08:26
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Just knocked this box up for the other half as she had been complaining that she wanted a new blanket chest. I will be using the top from the old one as it is also a seat.
It is made out of some MR MDF I had left over from a job.
Should put me in good books for a while.

Sparky31/05/2010 19:14:44
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Mailee
 
Are you going to line the inside or just leave as is (sealed??)
 
Looking good so far mate.
 
Marc
Mailee31/05/2010 21:11:34
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I am going to leave it just sealed as the wife has some of those 'smelly' papers to put in the bottom Marc.
Sparky31/05/2010 22:28:26
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Best left to her then mate  
 
Look forward to the end results.
 
Marc
Joe O 331/05/2010 22:42:09
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Looking good so far Mailee!
 
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Ron Davis01/06/2010 20:02:38
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Dont you just love it when some one comes up with a piece of work i wold be proud of, and they say "Just something I knocked up for te other half"
 
Great work Mailee
 
Ron
 
Mailee03/06/2010 17:57:12
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Aw come on Ron! I just looked at your album, some nice work in there. When I stated just knocked up I was serious as it is just a MDF box with rebated joints. Now if it had been an Oak chest with panel and frame that would be a different matter.
Delboy29/07/2010 18:12:56
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I'm with Ron on this. That looks really good. The corners look mitred and so well done. Are the plinth corners mitred - if so, they also look extremely good. was the relief pattern "simply" routered?
 
Mailee29/07/2010 21:51:48
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Thanks Delboy. It is just jointed together with rebated corners although the plinth is mitred. Yes the relief is just routered in. quick and simple as I said. If I was to make the sides with rails and stiles with raised panels then that would be more complicated but this is basically just an MDF box. Glad you like it though.

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