Shaker-Style Blanket Chest
Once you look past the clean lines, attractive details, and beautiful wood, you'll discover the great storage options this chest provides.
The Shakers and other early-American craftsmen built many chests of this general design. The solid-wood panels which were typically used have been replaced with frame and panel assemblies. It's a simple change that transforms both the look of the chest as well as the way it's put together. This frame and panel design allows the basic case to be assembled with nothing more than rabbeted and glued corner joints.
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- 12 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- More than 80 full-color photos, illustrations & exploded views
- Materials list. Cutting diagrams. Retail sources for hardware and supplies
- Shop-tested guarantee from the editors of Woodsmith magazine
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.