John W. Nixon from Eagle Lake Woodworking demonstrates how to build a classic oak blanket chest. Some of the notable features include - Dovetailed Construction, Exposed Spline Joints, An Arts and Crafts inspired style, and replica hand-hammered hardware.
The 23 minutes video covers:
* Gluing up wide panels.
* Making a dovetailed box.
* Pattern routing.
* Spline joints.
* Shop-made laminate press.
* Installing hardware - hinges, lid support, & lockset.
* 3 step finish process using dye, stain and polyurethane.
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