Aurora PD Commemorative Box

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Project by Durnik150 posted 09-26-2009 12:44 AM 1253 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While reading all the suggestions for things to do and keep in mind once I retired, I found a great suggestion (Thanks—SteveMI). I had some mini-badges around that I had thought about using and I decided to put a few on some boxes. One is finished and the other is still in progress.
This is a simple one drawer band saw box made out of Poplar. I used analine dye to get the blue I was looking for for the police look. I also used navy blue flocking on the inside of the drawer. The box is about 5” tall, 6” wide and about 5” deep. I looked through all of the available pulls on Amazon and saw this “shark tooth” pull in a brushed pewter. I really like the look and will use this great pull again in the future.
Thanks for looking!!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#1 posted 09-26-2009 12:59 AM

Very nice lookin box. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#2 posted 09-26-2009 01:02 AM

Nice looking box. I like the color.

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#3 posted 09-26-2009 01:58 AM

Looks fantastic!! You’re off to a great start at retiring:-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 09-26-2009 01:58 AM

The anaine dye really gave the poplar a great look. Very cool.

-- John @

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#5 posted 09-26-2009 02:11 AM

Definitely interesting idea – and the color is indeed amazing. The color made me click on your project!

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#6 posted 09-26-2009 04:41 AM

Love the color!

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

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