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Not just any chest


Robzbrz1992
Robzbrz1992
Robzbrz1992
Robzbrz1992

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of being in my Grandfather’s basement helping him build custom tables, chairs, and other pieces. He was always a do it yourselfer, a Craftsman, someone who could fix and build anything. Two of the pieces I admired the most were a set of chests he build for my mother and aunt. During the beginning of 2019, he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. He slowed down a bit, and I inherited most of his tools as well as his knowledge of building. Recently I drove him over to my shop, to help me build a copy of the boxes he built years ago. What he didn’t know was I had plans to personalize it for him and my grandmother. Here is the final product. Engraving was completed using the plunge router, and all assembly was done using Ryobi tools. Thanks for looking.

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  • Beautiful! What an awesome legacy he has passed down to you. We know they loved the chest. Best wishes to your Grandparents from our team!
    By RYOBI Nation, on April 8, 2019
    • Thanks for the kind words!  I really appreciate it!
      By Robzbrz1992, on April 8, 2019

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Not just any chest

by Robzbrz1992
Apr 03, 2019
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Some of my fondest childhood memories are of being in my Grandfather’s basement helping him build custom tables, chairs, and other pieces. He was always a do it yourselfer, a Craftsman, someone who could fix and build anything. Two of the pieces I admired the most were a set of chests he build for my mother and aunt. During the beginning of 2019, he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. He slowed down a bit, and I inherited most of his tools as well as his knowledge of building. Recently I drove him over to my shop, to help me build a copy of the boxes he built years ago. What he didn’t know was I had plans to personalize it for him and my grandmother. Here is the final product. Engraving was completed using the plunge router, and all assembly was done using Ryobi tools. Thanks for looking.