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Project by lobro4 posted 11-17-2009 11:23 PM 1871 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Use it for whatever your needs are… that’s what I told my son. Made from canary wood and the inlay is a strip of purpleheart. I used my Leigh jig and router to make the finger joints and the lid is a floating panel. I used my router table to make a groove to put in the inlay strip. The inner trays were hollowed out with forstner bits and a flocking kit was used to line the trays an inside of the box. Sanded to 180 grit. The finish is a single rub of clear Watco danish oil and then 5 coats of shellac. As for my son’s needs, it holds everything from baseball cards to hiding candy from his sisters. I guess it’s just what he needed after all!

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-18-2009 01:34 AM

A really cool looking box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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huff

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#2 posted 11-18-2009 01:42 AM

Very unique box. Nice job and I’m sure your son loves it.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#3 posted 11-18-2009 06:05 AM

lobro4,
Congrats on a great looking box! I’m sure your son will treasure it for many years to come, or at least until his sisters leave his candy alone!-LOL I really like the Canary Wood so easy to work with and a pleasant smell as well. I see your Canary Wood came with free insect tunnels also. Seems like most all the Canary Wood I get has the same tunneling charecteristics. Congrats again and Keep on keeping on.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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Bradford

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#4 posted 11-18-2009 04:42 PM

Looks like a chest that stored the kings taxes that Robin Hood and his merry men would relieve from their keeping. Quite appropriate, being he’s storing his treasure from his sisters.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#5 posted 11-18-2009 09:39 PM

I like that!!! Nice job.

-- Magnolia, Texas

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