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Project by tuchuxvarg posted 1879 days ago 901 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For the second project ive got my soon to be wife’s engagement present. The shadow box shes been asking for no less then 5+ years. It will be wall hung in the bedroom and have her 8 childhood “friend bear” care bears in it.

Its an oak wood/ Oak ply construction built with mitered corners for the actual “box” The Upper and lower Addition was glue and screw(pockets on the side u see) with some makeshift draws in the lower addition

It was finished with an early American Oak stain and a couple of coats of poly

Still to mount it to the wall due to laziness

Tell me what u think good/bad Its the only way i learn

jeff

-- Strength Honor Courage





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TraumaJacques

433 posts in 2098 days


#1 posted 1879 days ago

Good very good as a matter of fact.Jeff your are good at this. My second project was a flat cutting board and I still messed it up LOL. Nice work buddy keep it up I am sure she will love it.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1879 days ago

The construction looks great!

Is that top part over the door storage? I was just curious about what motivated the design.

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

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 1879 days ago

The grain just pop’s out at you…....nice finsh and good hinges….......but same thought as CharlieM1958…..what is the tops function.??

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tuchuxvarg

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#4 posted 1879 days ago

Top pieces function…Absolutely nothing—- I originally had one on the top and one on the bottom as sort of balance and trim but decided to put drawers in the bottom… never really thought i could take the top piece out

-- Strength Honor Courage

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1879 days ago

Hey Jeff
This is a very nice shadow box. super job great gift well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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