Memory Box

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Project by Roz posted 07-21-2016 12:56 PM 741 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My niece recently called with a plan to make a memory box for her father to present on his birthday. This of course meant I had to provide the box. The requirements were it had to be light colored, fit in the lap of a seated person, and provide lots of flat surface for application of decoration. This is my finished result.

It is a basic box design, simple joints with flat surfaces. The interior trays are made of 3/8 inch stock and the box is solid Red Oak. The finish is Lacquer. I think it has a simple elegances of design worthy of posting here.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#1 posted 07-21-2016 01:16 PM

Very nice design

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 07-21-2016 01:58 PM

That is a nice design. The mitered feet add a real classy look to it.

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#3 posted 07-21-2016 02:55 PM

That is a very nice looking box. Red oak is my favorite wood to work.
Nice job!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#4 posted 07-21-2016 06:30 PM

Terry, this box looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 07-22-2016 02:30 AM

Nice job terry, you’ve matched the speck’s just fine, I’m sure the gentleman getting this will be very happy

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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