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Project by Tokolosi posted 11-08-2014 01:27 AM 1495 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My baby sister recently had her 2nd baby. So keeping with the tradition I started with his older sister I made him a Birth-day box. To keep those al importand mementos in. Welcome to the world Ryland.

Mahogany, walnut and maple. Approx 9”x12”x4”. Tung oil, poly and waxed.

(His sisters book is here: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/69536 )

Thanks for looking.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 11-08-2014 01:44 AM

Very nice tradition you have started. Boxes are well done.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Roger

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#2 posted 11-08-2014 01:44 AM

This is way cool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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bbrown

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#3 posted 11-08-2014 02:45 PM

Very nice!

How did you do the lettering?

-- Forest, Virginia ; Micah 6:8

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Tokolosi

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#4 posted 11-08-2014 03:01 PM

Thanks for the kind words all.

Bbrown the lettering is laser etched by a friend of mine.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 11-08-2014 03:09 PM

That’s a beautiful box. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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leafherder

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#6 posted 11-08-2014 05:32 PM

Great job on both boxes and great tradition. Every child needs a special place to stash their special treasures. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 11-08-2014 06:30 PM

Wow this is aneat idea I always have time for those who love children.and I love your attitude well done and anice box it is too.I hope they treasure it for all time.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 11-08-2014 09:42 PM

Great job and a very unique idea. You did a fantastic job on this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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