Solid Wood Briefcase

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Project by cabinetman posted 2648 days ago 6168 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It is said that first impressions count, this one has done it. It’s an all wood briefcase in “Golden Teak” that was a Christmas gift from one of my major hardwoods suppliers in the late 80’s, for spending a lot of money (being a good customer). It has held up perfectly.

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#1 posted 2648 days ago

You must have spent a lot of money! Very nice gift!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#2 posted 2648 days ago

Beautiful wood cabinetman. That would make a wonderful gift. My address is at the bottom.jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 2648 days ago

That’s cool. Try and steal that…a good swing will leave a permanent dent in their skull.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 2648 days ago

Looks a bit like Cherry. Nice work.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#5 posted 2647 days ago

very nice. You must have bought a looooot of wood.

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#6 posted 2646 days ago

isn’t this wonderful – you really must make a statement when you enter a room carrying this beauty!

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#7 posted 2646 days ago


Before the briefcase, I thought an appropriate apparel statement would be wood clodhoppers. But fortunately the briefcase came along and saved my image.

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#8 posted 2645 days ago

ah yes… definitely a different image :)

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#10 posted 2225 days ago

Very cool briefcase.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#11 posted 2225 days ago

cool. Where is the secret compartment for 007?

-- John

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