(Suitable for Intermediate)
The Jewellery Chest is a highly functional storage unit for those precious documents or keep-sakes. Its inspiration is taken from the storage chests that travelled the globe on sailing ships. The dimensions of the chest are 450mm’s x 250mm’s x 250mm’s.
- A coopered lid forms the arch
- Laminated strips of different timbers form the body of the chest.
- Plenished decorative metal strips are applied to chest
- Metal upholstery pins secure the metal
- Hardware – handle, hinges, latches and rubber feet.
- Sanded and sprayed with furniture lacquer.
Please note: Storage trays are a great addition to your personalised chest.
Participants will learn to:
- Mortise the ends and base with a domino machine
- Assemble the base and ends with sash clamps, dominos and glue.
- Drop saw the rectangular slats to length and glue to arches
- Router the coopered slats, dock to length and glue to arches.
- Vigorously sand (course/med/fine) the chest
- Panel saw chest and separate lid from base
- Fasten surface hinges ( use a pencil and pilot drill holes)
- Drill holes and fasten handles
- Drill holes and fasten latches
- Shape, plenish and fasten metal strips
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