For Grandma

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Project by Eric in Florida. posted 10-15-2009 03:29 PM 2644 views 4 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Going to see Grandma soon and I don’t want to go empty handed.
Small chest from reclaimed Oak, with Birch trays trimmed in Walnut.
Tung Oil Finish.
It should get us a hug.

Thanks for looking.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#1 posted 10-15-2009 03:35 PM

what a great grandma box !

she will be very happy to see you ,
and have something to remember you by .

maybe you can borrow grizzman’s red dress ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 10-15-2009 03:36 PM

Beautiful box. I love the box joints. Simple, useful and thoughtful gift.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 10-15-2009 03:49 PM

Looks great. I think grandma will be pleased.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 10-15-2009 04:08 PM

Grandma will love it. :-)

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

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#5 posted 10-15-2009 04:09 PM

Real nice. She’ll be quite proud. You’ll probably get more than a hug for that.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 10-15-2009 04:10 PM


Grandparents are a precious thing. Way to go!

-- -- Neil

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#7 posted 10-15-2009 04:36 PM

Great job Eric, she,s a lucky lady!

-- So much wood, So little time

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#8 posted 10-15-2009 04:42 PM

Anybody will fall in love at first sight when they see this box. A great presentation to your grandma.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 10-15-2009 04:57 PM

This is a great box.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 10-15-2009 05:38 PM

Great chest!
Can imagine how happy she will be…...
bring along your videocam so we can share that sweet moment.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 10-15-2009 05:43 PM

Great looking box.
Nice job with the joinery.
She will love it.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#12 posted 10-15-2009 06:40 PM

Very nice box and from reclaimed oak, I love it.

-- AJJ, Eugene OR

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#13 posted 10-15-2009 07:37 PM

Great Job, Eric!! She’ll love that for sure…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#14 posted 10-15-2009 09:01 PM

I’m sure he ‘ll love that. Great job.

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#15 posted 10-15-2009 09:35 PM


If she is like my Grandma, she will love it and feed you plenty of ice cream!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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