Pine ChestsÂ TongueÂ & GrooveÂ (2 Sizes) - Building Plan
These craft pine chests make a wonderful gift! Make them for your friends and family, or make a set for yourself! Or use them for general storage in your tackroom or the barn office. The detailed plans are to scale and no jigs are even required to make these because they are made from off-the-shelf Tongue & Groove lumber.
They take a minimum of material, tools or cutting to make, yet with a nail gun and a chop saw, you can make one of these chests in 15 minutes! These chests also do very well at flea markets and craft stores, getting $50 to $80 apiece yet materials for making these chests is less than $20 apiece.
The chest shown is 18" high by 14" deep by 35" wide. The plans also include a chest that is roughly two thirds as large.
These measurements were developed to minimize cutting and waste using standard 1 by 6 Tongue and Groove pine stock.
Finish these chests using the stain colour of your choiceÂ for a most elegant look! The Tongue and Groove material gives these chests a look of craftsmanship and elegance. It adds detail and makes the chest incredibly strong. The Tongue and Groove stock is also very easy to work with and assemble. It helps keep everything square, somthing that theÂ skilled craftsman will appreciate.
Whether you give them as a gift or make them to earn a little extra money, you'll enjoy making these pieces, and their inherent simplicity.
Project Skill Level: Beginner
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 28 March, 2009.