Sewing box

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Project by mariva57 posted 08-08-2014 09:07 PM 2565 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My only customer (my wife), I commissioned a box
mirror Sewing, I used wooden pallets and walnut.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#1 posted 08-08-2014 10:13 PM

That sewing box is a masterpiece, and made from pallets??? Wow!!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#2 posted 08-09-2014 05:06 AM

Looks great. I like the closing mechanism

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#3 posted 08-09-2014 05:47 AM

I wish I had the patients that you have to create such a master piece! I am totally blown away that you made it from all pallet wood. What also impressed me was you liner job on the drawers, they look so crisp and clean and tight. I wish I could have my drawers come out that good. Great job!!

-- "The Cedar King"

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#4 posted 08-09-2014 07:28 PM

Mariva, that box is fantastic, the craftsmanship is excellent and your customer I am sure was very happy, which makes for a great life at home. hope your enjoying the summer holidays, between the beach and the mountains I hope to get a few days in the shop, my best customer has a few projects on her list also, though I don’t think I can match your sewing box! Buon Ferragosto!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#5 posted 08-09-2014 07:51 PM

Thanks Jim, good holidays to you too.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#6 posted 08-10-2014 12:42 AM

You did a vdry nice job on this sewing box. love the red just makes it stand out

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 08-11-2014 06:37 PM

Congratulations, you’ve given new life to those tables that views on tables pallet appear only as firewood. I really like the closing.

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#8 posted 03-08-2015 08:40 AM

Really nice work,I love the the way it opens!

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#9 posted 03-08-2015 12:14 PM

It’s a very nice and practical box and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#10 posted 03-08-2015 12:16 PM

That is a very cool design. I like it.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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#11 posted 07-02-2015 07:57 PM

Very nice box. Great design!! Nice going!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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