Guitar shaped Pic Box

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Project by cajunpen posted 07-07-2015 01:16 AM 1399 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Guitar shaped box to hold Guitar Pics. This one is made up of Walnut (lid), Mahogany (body) and Oak (bottom). I want to thank Steve Carmichael for his generosity in providing the drawing. He had made his and had a clock insert put into it. I decided to modify it a little and made it a bandsaw box. It measures about 6” x 4 1/2” x 2” high. I flocked the inside with Suede Tex and think it came out really nice. I applied 5 coats of wipe on Poly for the finish.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 07-07-2015 01:42 AM

Really nice, Bill. I may have to steal that idea myself!

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

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#2 posted 07-07-2015 01:52 AM


-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 07-07-2015 01:53 AM

Rock and roll Bill. Nice work. Put a few strings on it and you can play it to.

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

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#4 posted 07-07-2015 02:52 AM

nice Bill

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 07-07-2015 03:29 AM

An interesting shape for a box and it’s fitting for the purpose .


-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 07-07-2015 10:50 AM

Nice job and a unique design.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 07-07-2015 12:08 PM

I like it. So, you are pickin, and someone is grinnin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 07-07-2015 01:56 PM

My son plays guitar and I know he would LOVE on of those! Very nice!

-- Joe, Georgia,

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#9 posted 07-07-2015 03:15 PM

I like it. So, you are pickin, and someone is grinnin

- Roger

Roger, I don’t play at all, but my oldest Son (47) has probably 25-30 guitars and plays everyday. I’ve made this one for him. My other Son (46) also plays a little, I will make one for him next.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 07-07-2015 05:11 PM

What a creative design Bill. Nice job!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#11 posted 07-08-2015 02:04 AM

I really like this project.

My wife used to say I spent too much time fiddling. Now she says I spend too much time on wood work.

If I were to attempt a beautiful box like that, I wonder what she would do?

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#12 posted 08-05-2015 12:27 PM

Bill, I just saw this – really neat

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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