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Making of a currency box #1: 1

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Blog entry by Ian Hawthorne posted 04-23-2011 10:57 AM 3138 reads 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi All

I thought I would share a WIP of a commission I made last year. It was a currency box and was made to hold notes on one side and an inner lid is opened to reveal the coin section. The inside of the inner lid had an area to hold passport and credit cards. It was fitted with 2 locks for a partnership.

The box was made from walnut and the motif on the lid was from curly maple. Lined in green suede and fitted with good quality hardware.

The exterior was french polished.

Enjoy

Ian

Part1

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/



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Sawdust2

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#1 posted 04-23-2011 01:30 PM

2 locks won’t keep one of them from stealing the box.
Who cares about the money.

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#2 posted 08-07-2011 08:11 PM

Wow, that’s a cool vacuum press, must really give a nice and precise clamp to the veneer, just getting into some of the veneer work, Your sharing this info is appreciated, thanks

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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