Dissertation committee gifts

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Project by Josh posted 07-09-2015 12:02 PM 1058 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tomorrow my wife defends her doctoral dissertation. As a gift for her committee members, she asked if I would come to the woodworking rescue and I totally did. There are actually four total boxes. The other two can be seen in my gallery are are very nearly identical in design. The boxes in this post have mahogany lid pulls and not red Grandis like the other two. So, I hope you and they like them. :)

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#1 posted 07-09-2015 12:36 PM

Nice looking boxes.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#2 posted 07-09-2015 01:28 PM

Good work Josh! Congrats to your bride!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 07-09-2015 02:22 PM

That is a real beauty and a wonderful gift.

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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#4 posted 07-09-2015 07:53 PM

Nice work and love the “pulls” design/idea.

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

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#5 posted 07-09-2015 10:00 PM

I like the mountain motif. Is she a geologist?

-- Art

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#6 posted 07-12-2015 02:55 AM

Not a geologist but does have several (yes, several. That just sounds daunting, doesn’t it?) natural resource related degrees. I just wanted cool looking lid handles.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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