I decided to build this hope chest from walnut. Other wood choices would be oak, cherry, pecan, red cedar or even white pine. You might consider making the chest from plywood to cut the cost and make construction easier.
At the link you can download the free PDF article and woodworking plan for a Shaker blanket chest.
At the link you can download the free woodworking article and plan to build this chest of drawers.
A solid cherry chest for linens and blankets will challenge anyones hand joinery techniques. Chests have become popular also as coffee tables, clothes hampers and seating benches.
Old-fashioned joinery with a clean, modern look. This blanket chest features mortised frame-and-panel construction.
It is time to get organized – and here is just the project to help. A mahogany storage case for your most prized possessions.
Each piece is a seperate component that can be manipulated and measure individually. This Hope Chest was based on the plans provided by American Woodworker.
A simple wooden treasure chest can be built in an afternoon with some common tools and inexpensive lumber. Here are some steps to show you how its done.
The display cabinet is sized just right to make a great tool cabinet for those special hand tools you want to keep accessible and protected. These are some of the ideas we came up with to hold our tools inside the cabinet. This alternate design option is available to download in this Online Extra.
When you first look at this jewelry chest, it is hard to know where to focus your attention. The elegant, veneered lid opens to reveal a beveled mirror and a divided tray. Below this are a couple of mitered-front drawers with more intricately divided compartments. And to top it all off, the chest rests on a graceful stand. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.