Storage Project If You Live In An Older Home You Ll No Doubt Have Found That Closet Space Is At A Premium For Some Reason Builders Didn T Include Adequate Closet Space For The Storage Of Seasonal Clothing And Other Household Items
Storage project if you live in an older home you ll no doubt have found that closet space is at a premium for some reason builders didn t include adequate closet space for the storage of seasonal clothing and other household items is post about Magazine bookmarked by gabriel with ID 12787406027 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 334,926 times.
Blanket Chest Illustrations by Mike Del Rizzo Here is a project that will give you a place to store winter items in the summer, summer items in the winter, or anything else you care to toss in throughout the year.
The construction of this blanket chest is straightforward and uses common materials and techniques.I used Douglas fir for the frames and legs, and mahogany plywood for the panels.Several coats of milk paint give the panels a depth and sheen that is hard to achieve using modern finishes.
For a more elegant and refined look, try this project using walnut for the frames and maple or cherry for the panels.The dimensions of this project are such that all of the frame parts can be cut from 2' x 6' dimensional lumber.
Adjust the dimensions as required to fit your room.The joints between the frame members are mortise and tenon, twins on the top rail and quadruples on the lower rail.I milled these joints using a mortise and tenon jig with a router and an appropriately sized spiral cutter.
If you are cutting these in a traditional manner, larger single mortise and tenons would be equally effective.The panels fit into grooves in...