A Free Woodworking Plan for Each Day of the Year

Home > Calendar > Shaker Blanket Chest Plans

Shaker Blanket Chest Plans

Shaker Blanket Chest Plans

 

Shaker Blanket Chest

Blankets can be large and bulky especially when folded. A blanket chest is an awesome piece of furniture that will store your blankets nicely.


The chest is built exactly as Shakers did in the 19th century-with the notable exceptions of biscuits to attach the feet, aliphatic resin glue and a few power tools that would have shocked and excited the brethren. You'll probably need to glue up a few boards to create panels wide enough for the sides, front and top. Prepare the panels for the sides, front, upper back and top. You might also have to glue up panels for the larger drawer pieces. This is a good plan for a very attractive blanket chest.


Build a chest that not only stores away your blankets but looks good doing it.

Click here for the free woodworking plans.



Chest Plans

Build a steamer trunk, cedar chest, dresser or other wood chest like a pro using these easy-to-follow woodworking plans.




Trunk, Chest and Case Hardware

Everything you need for trunks, chests and cases. Hardware for steamer trunks, trunk and case latches, lid supports and more.