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Project by Cedrus posted 1937 days ago 2375 views 27 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this idea from a scroll saw magazine. The chest is made from old growth Western Red and Alaskan Yellow Cedar salvaged from Whistler mountain when they created some new high altitude ski runs. I have embelished the original plan with the double dragons, base and carrying handles. The chest measures 21w x 12d x 14.5 high. The chest is filled with all sorts of magical items which I cannot divulge.

P.S. A friend of mine is a First Nations carver and he has offered to teach me to chip carve scales on the wee beasties!

-- Cedrus of British Columbia





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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 1937 days ago

Very cool!!! I like the design!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Don Newton

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#2 posted 1937 days ago

I noticed it doesn’t have a lock. Then again, the motif wold keep me from peeking inside! Nice job.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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PebbleCreek

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#3 posted 1937 days ago

Sweet box, really like your scroll work. Please post the one with scales, when you get it done.

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Max

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#4 posted 1937 days ago

Excellent craftsmanship. A great box.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 1937 days ago

Very creative design. The dragons really make this unique, I have never seen anything like it. This is a one of a kind. All the work flows together perfectly, this work of art is going to be someones heirloom.
Great Project, thanks for taking the time to show us your great workmenship.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#6 posted 1937 days ago

a favorite…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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TimberMan

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#7 posted 1937 days ago

Where do I place my order? That would look nice on my desk!

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 1937 days ago

Beautiful piece of work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dan'um Style

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#9 posted 1937 days ago

I like this one too. the dragons are a really nice design element.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 1937 days ago

Great looking box! You did a beautiful job on this piece. Exquisite detail and design. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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SPalm

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#11 posted 1937 days ago

Good Job. Man that is clean.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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miles125

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#12 posted 1937 days ago

That is one cool box!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#13 posted 1937 days ago

fantastic
can’t wait to see the scales you create.

lots of magic inside and out. Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Karson

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#14 posted 1937 days ago

A great looking box. Are the handles on the outside a design or a necessary item. I can’t tell the size from the pictures. Sorry you told us the size.

A great piece.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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EEngineer

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#15 posted 1937 days ago

Very nice design. Very nice execution.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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