Box for ceramic Statue

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Project by kayakguy posted 05-03-2009 04:13 AM 1590 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for a friends birthday. It’s is designed to hold a ceramic Santa statue that she has. The oak base was a last minute addition, that I was not so sure about. The box looked kind of plain with out some kind of base, but was a little concerned about the the added contrast of the base in oak. However, I finally decided to go ahead with it. And I’m glad I did

-- Andy -- No animals were harmed in the posting of this entry, although the terrier next door is living on borrowed time, let me tell you.

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#1 posted 05-03-2009 05:07 AM

Fit for a queen. Your fiends not the queen are they. very nice

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#2 posted 05-03-2009 07:33 AM

Very nice box. Love the contrasting woods.

Also love the mitered keys in the corners. Have done keys a couple of times but never seen mitered ones before.
Very nice.

Keep it up.


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#3 posted 05-03-2009 01:57 PM

This is a good looking box. The keys add a nice visual interest to the project as well. You chose a nice design and good choice of woods as well.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 05-04-2009 07:16 PM

nice looking box , the keys look good, thanks for posting.

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask,

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#5 posted 10-17-2009 11:13 PM

Nice look! I like your use of contrasting woods or stain-not stained. Good color conbination- awsome job!


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