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Project by CharlieM1958 posted 2609 days ago 1320 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first one of these AA chip cases I made was such a hit with the folks at that meeting, I decided to make another one for a different group. Of course I changed up the design to make it interesting. This one is all walnut, except for the tray, which is ash and oak.

This one has my 10-year anniversary medallion embedded in the top, and it is also going to have a small brass plate on the front engraved with the group’s motto “Responsibility”.

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





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Don

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#1 posted 2609 days ago

Poker – Responsibility; Mmm… I guess they go together. LOL Just kidding.

Anyway, it doesn’t mater what the box is for, Charles – I just love small wooden boxes, regardless of their use.

Very nice work.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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bradygaster

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#2 posted 2609 days ago

This is an amazing idea. I’d love to know how much work it was. For example, how you did the actual part that holds the chips. What sort of technique did you use to do that? I’d love to make something like that for a family member who’s coming up on important birthday.

-- Brady Gaster, Indian Trail NC

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David

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#3 posted 2609 days ago

Charlie -

Beautiful chip case!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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Napaman

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#4 posted 2609 days ago

very nice…and congratulations on the medallion…great accomplishment…and the woodworking isnt half bad…but NOT as important as what goes inside this project…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 2609 days ago

Thanks Napaman and David. Bradygaster, it’s not too hard to make the curves to hold the chips. I just got the right size forstner bit, set up a fence on the drill press table, and slid my 1” thick board along it. When I first got the idea, I wasn’t sure drilling 1/2 a hole was going to work, but it isn’t a problem at hall.

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

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mot

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#6 posted 2609 days ago

Wonderful box. The detail is really eye catching! I knew what this one was for!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 2609 days ago

Congratulations Charlie, it’s a beautiful box, I’ve been a friend of Bills since 86. God Bless You. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 2609 days ago

Another beautiful box. I love that Walnut grain, I guess it’s because of the soft brown colors.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 2608 days ago

beautiful—for lots of different reasons :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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dennis mitchell

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#10 posted 2608 days ago

I’ll have to put in an order for the friday night group!

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CharlieM1958

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#11 posted 2608 days ago

LOL! I can ramp up production and market them on ebay!

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

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oscorner

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#12 posted 2608 days ago

Another Beaut!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Karson

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#13 posted 2608 days ago

Great Poker box. I don’t play, but I like small boxes (Right Don).

Very nice project.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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WayneC

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#14 posted 2608 days ago

If the public in general saw this and the other small boxes on this site, then everybody would love small boxes. Great box Charlie.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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