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Project by bake posted 1689 days ago 1785 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a keepsake box for my daughters 14th birthday.

I built one for my LOML for her birthday and my daughter fell in love with it and asked for one. This is made from the center cut out of my wife’s box.

Ambrosia maple finished with Minwax wipe on poly.
Approx. 4”x5”x1 1/2”.

It has some worm holes in the lid that I should have filled with epoxy but I just ran out of time. I put the third coat of finish on before work this morning so I could give it to her tonite.

BTW she loved it.

Thanks for looking.
Bake

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1689 days ago

Super box

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Bill Akins

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#2 posted 1689 days ago

Beautiful box. I have been wanting to try one for awhile now.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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bamasawduster

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#3 posted 1689 days ago

I thin k the worms holes give it character that your daughter will always be proud you left in.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1688 days ago

This is a gorgeous box and I agree with Gary about the worm holes. They do give it character and visual interest.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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