Check out the pictures of this project.
Watch every aspect of the construction and finishing of this handsome dovetailed blanket chest unfold. The blanket chest features a framed top with exposed spline joints, dovetailed construction, a full mortise lock set, lid support, and more!
This 23 minutes video shows each step of the process from stock preparation all the way through applying the finish!
The video covers:
- Gluing up wide panels.
- Making a dovetailed box.
- Pattern routing.
- Spline joints.
- My Shop-made laminate press.
- Installing hardware - hinges, lid support, & lockset.
- 3 step finish process using dye, stain and polyurethane.
Interested in the history of the blanket chest? Read more here here