Pine Keep Safe Box

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Project by Sawdustmaker115 posted 10-18-2014 06:16 PM 2545 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys,
This keep safe box is made out of some #2 white pine that I planed down to 1/2’’ thick.
I made a raised panel for the lid, this was done on the Table saw with the blade beveled to about 20 degrees. The Draws were made with simple tongue and groove joints and the bottom piece is set into rabbit. They were stained with a golden oak stain and lacquered, then I lined the bottom with black felt. The Draw fronts were made in the same manor as the top and stained with english chestnut stain, then lacquered. I cut out the mortises for the hing by hand with a chisel and a small router plane. I lined the top compartment with black felt on all surfaces. The carcase of the box I stained with english chestnut, the frame that wraps around the box was stained with a golden oak stain and sprayed with four coats of lacquer.

Thanks so much for looking!
Any and all comments are welcome.

-- Anthony--

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#1 posted 10-18-2014 06:46 PM

I like it, compliments.

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

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#2 posted 10-18-2014 10:26 PM

Nicely done with lots of great details, Anthony! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 10-18-2014 11:05 PM

Nice details, very nice.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 10-19-2014 12:19 AM

Great looking box!!.................Jim

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

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#5 posted 10-19-2014 12:21 AM

Nice! Would not have guessed pine.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 10-19-2014 02:31 PM

Very good job. The stain makes it appear to be different woods.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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#7 posted 10-19-2014 02:58 PM

Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 10-19-2014 02:59 PM

Very ice piece of work Anthony.

-- Cheers

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#9 posted 10-19-2014 03:15 PM

Unique design ,good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 10-19-2014 03:59 PM

Great looking box

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

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#11 posted 10-19-2014 04:24 PM

Wonderful job on this unique box.
On this site we share knowledge. The little box that we slide in and out of a table or chest is a DRAWER … I know a lot of folks pronounce it draw but it’s really a drawer … for what it’s worth.
Keep up the work on the raised panel construction, it really looks great. ... You made that pine really shine …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#12 posted 10-19-2014 05:40 PM

Im always pronouncing things wrong…lol
Thanks for pointing that out!

-- Anthony--

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#13 posted 10-20-2014 09:14 PM

You have to be busting with pride. Love the details and the wood.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#14 posted 10-27-2014 08:32 PM

My loving daughter asked me for a box. I thought a lot. Almost built one. But I guess I ‘ll copy this for her – any copy right fees ????

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#15 posted 10-28-2014 05:13 PM

My loving daughter asked me for a box. I thought a lot. Almost built one. But I guess I ll copy this for her – any copy right fees ????

- Mahini

haha, nah, it’s okay go ahead and copy it. Put a smile on someones face! :)
Post a picture of it when your done.

-- Anthony--

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