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How to Date a Lane Cedar Chest

by Janet Beal
Cedar chests date from times when brides made and brought most of their fine household items into a marriage. Learning about an old cedar chest, even one manufactured in 20th century America, is a small lesson in marital history. Learning how to date a Lane cedar chest will tell a story of someone's...

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  • Olga Martinez

    really like this I have one just like it will do the same hope it comes out this good

  • Margo Kahla

    I have a cedar chest like this, but the original laminate is peeling off. Some areas are extremely hard to get the laminate off... What do you recommend using to strip the cedar chest?

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    I did not peel it off I glued it down and used wood filler on spots where its missing

  • Merry Lu Zeller

    Olga can you share the colors you used and the steps you took? This a beautiful!

  • Cheryl Dick

    Yes please

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