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Project by DavidTTU posted 05-01-2015 04:09 PM 1228 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a tribute to my Grandfather. He was 96.

He gave me $300 dollars two years ago when I bought my first house. Told me, “Buy something for your house.”

I used the money to buy a tablesaw on Craigslist. When I told him that’s what I bought it put a deep smile on his face. I owe him for getting me started down the road of woodworking. As I was shaping the wood, I thought about all the ways he helped shape me. It was helpful in the grieving process.

The box is Walnut with a Cherry top. The lid is fixed into place, and the ash will be deposited from the bottom which is screwed in.





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#1 posted 05-01-2015 04:50 PM

Very nice! The memories are all we will have left, enjoy them.

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#2 posted 05-01-2015 05:01 PM

It’s awesome, thank for share

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#3 posted 05-01-2015 06:11 PM

Beautiful tribute to your grandfather. He’d be proud! Thanks for sharing.

-- "I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly" — Peter Cook

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#4 posted 05-04-2015 03:03 AM

Wonderful box, but an even better tribute. Was your grandfather a woodworker?

-- Kinky Friedman: "The first thing I'll do if I'm elected is demand a recount."

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#5 posted 05-04-2015 07:49 PM

Very Nice box for your Granfather. Those are one of the toughest projects that a woodworker can make , I know the one I made was.

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