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Project by happy_budah posted 07-30-2009 02:29 AM 1336 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

found out that a friend was getting married in about a month so i grabbed some scraps in the garage and put this together for him. the box lid is curly maple, the body is chery and the keys are mahogany i lined the bottom with a thick black felt. the photo dose not show it but i left the lid pretty thick (just under an inch) to keep it heavy after routing around the side only 1/4 of an inch is visible. all comments welcome

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-30-2009 02:54 AM

Great memory box looks super.

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#2 posted 07-30-2009 03:41 AM

Great job, nicely done

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#3 posted 07-30-2009 04:20 AM

Great project, great job!

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#4 posted 07-30-2009 05:29 AM

Super NICE!

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Wheathills

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#5 posted 07-31-2009 01:57 PM

This looks a good piece of work, we make Memory Boxes as one of our lines
Nice dovetails!

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lou

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#6 posted 03-07-2010 01:29 PM

love it.nice work

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#7 posted 04-12-2010 06:36 AM

Beautiful. I love the butterfly keys, and the contrasting colors of the wood. How did you finish it?

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#8 posted 04-14-2010 10:43 PM

i used Tung oil for the finish. thanks for the comments

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"

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