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Project by Tim_CPWD posted 12-30-2014 03:54 PM 831 views 2 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I have been a wood worker for 18 years but I am brand new to this site. This is my first post. I look forward to meeting new woodworking enthusiasts and learning from their experiences. I welcome comments and questions.

I wanted to build something special for a good friend of mine for Christmas. I thought long and hard and came up with this poker case. This is my first attempt at building one of these and I learned a lot. The drawers were the hardest part as I had to make several practice pieces to get the grooves the right size for the poker chips. The whole thing is made from 3/4” California red oak. I used my CNC machine (ShopBot desktop) to cut the top and the drawer grooves. I finished it with a red oak stain and lacquer. The 3 drawers hold a total of 800 poker chips and one deck of cards. The top opens up and can hold another 10 – 12 decks.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns





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#1 posted 12-30-2014 10:57 PM

This is really beautiful. I’m sure your friend will love it. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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