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Jenny Lind (brass banded curve sided) * Work in progress*

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    Posted 7 years ago

    Drill
    (58 items)

    This trunk was listed a few weeks back since then I've been playing with it.
    (Minwax ) Red chestnut stain is the finish on the base color the black you see is me burning a few embossments into the wood The end burnings are inspired from cartoon pictures of a Jenny lines embossments in a trunk book.Clear shellac was used so far over certain sections of the design. The back bottom slat and bottom of the trunk are covered in a Tar like substance that doesn't want to come off. Paint remover won't pull it. A few hundred brass nails/and tacks were applied. Replaced leather handles and stapes. Still Waiting on the buckles and leather lock cover.
    Time to start the interior /Need to build compartments and a good tray.
    May take a while .will post more pics of interior when done.

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    Comments

    1. Drill Drill, 7 years ago
      Hope you like it so far blunderbuss/and no I won't trade for goats.
    2. fortapache fortapache, 7 years ago
      I would trade you some coyotes but I need them to eat the gophers. I have a lot of pine cones though.
    3. trunkman trunkman, 7 years ago
      Stunning.... will trade for fish...
    4. Drill Drill, 7 years ago
      This Site is full of trappers, fur traders and snake oil salesmen
    5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      someone lookin' for sum snake oil?! we got some over here!
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      This very cool indeed!! That took a lot of work for certain. Nice job Drill!!!
    7. Drill Drill, 7 years ago
      Thanks, jscotto363 My daughter stole this one from me.I do things a little different than others. It's work but nothing compared to the two C.A Taylor "Indian trunks" I did a few months back ,the burnings and art were ten times what this little Jenny Lind was.
      Working on a tribute trunk to P.T. Barnum right now.Coming along nicely.

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