Dovetailed memory box

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Project by anneofalltrades posted 03-24-2015 04:10 PM 1106 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this spalted maple and walnut dovetailed memory box as a wedding present for my husband. It contains all the letters of advice friends and family shared with us on our wedding day.

-- Anne, Seattle

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#1 posted 03-24-2015 07:55 PM

It’s a very pretty box, nice work. Love the wood choice.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#2 posted 03-25-2015 01:04 AM

I never thought of using Spalted wood for dovetail… It looks great!

-- Tomy Hovington

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#3 posted 03-25-2015 04:40 PM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#4 posted 05-12-2016 01:16 PM

Anne, this is a beautiful box and nicely done. I went to your website and saw the pictures of your farm and all of the animals, and children. It looks like a place where there is a whole lot of peace, and happiness, and love. I don’t see how in the world you take care of all those kids and animals and still have time to do woodwork and work on cars, and all the other things you must do. God has really blessed you and your family. May you always be happy in your 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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