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Project by freddy1962 posted 04-30-2014 09:53 PM 1075 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Mother’s Day gift for the lovely Wife. She is a stained glass artist and was using a cardboard box for her tools. I thought this would be more appropriate. Walnut with red oak trim.

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)





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Buckethead

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#1 posted 04-30-2014 09:58 PM

That’s a nice one!

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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WayneC

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#2 posted 04-30-2014 10:02 PM

I bet she loved it. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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crossfacecraddle

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#3 posted 04-30-2014 10:41 PM

I like those through tenons and that walnut can’t be beat.

-- The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. Albert Einstein

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moment

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#4 posted 05-01-2014 12:07 AM

That is one cool tool tote . Nice gift .

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DanielS

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#5 posted 05-01-2014 03:46 AM

That is very nice. The wedges on the dowel are a nice touch. Did you already give it to her, or are you saving it?

-- Daniel S

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freddy1962

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#6 posted 05-01-2014 11:30 AM

Thanks guys. I usually ask her what she wants and then make it, so she knows.

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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Michael Anthony Zelonis

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#7 posted 05-01-2014 01:28 PM

My mom loved to do stained glass work, This is a great concept! I like walnut, and the traditional design, well done!

-- God bless, Michael, Roanoke VA.

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Lalloos

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#8 posted 05-01-2014 03:50 PM

Very nicely done,I can see Roy Underhill walking down the street with it now!

-- A poor workman blames his tools;either he learn to use them,or find better tools.Woodwork is good work;idle hands are the devils playthings.

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JKMDETAIL

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#9 posted 05-01-2014 05:24 PM

Very nice work. Made one back in the winter out of oak for myself alot like that one.

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freddy1962

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#10 posted 05-02-2014 12:05 AM

Thanks Michael, Lalloos and JKM.

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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#11 posted 05-07-2014 05:16 PM

that’s sweet of you to make it for your wife

-- Nikki

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