Pirate chests


Member • Pensacola, FL Escambia

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Biscuit joined sides of boxes with biscuits, 4 per corner, trim made on table saw. Cut end pieces of lid to fit tops of boxes. Outside of lid 1/4" solid oak, inside of end piece 1/2" solid oak cut 1/2" smaller than outside piece to allow strips to lay inside and be glued and nailed. Wood and hardward purchased at Lowe's. Used Minwax light oak stain, Minwax poly 3 coats sanded with 220 grit between apps. Minwax paste wax to complete finish.


Oak plywood Solid oak 6 in boards Solid oak 4 in board

Oak plywood box with barrel shaped lids.

Solid oak strips cut into 3/4" strips beveled 4 degrees on each side.

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