Walnut & Cherry Keepsake box

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Project by Justin Ford posted 01-16-2017 11:30 PM 1578 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small keepsake box I made for my daughter it has a mirror on the inside of the lid the photo was taken before I had a chance to add it I finished the box with 2 coats of danish oil let dry for 3 days then added 3 coats of wipe on poly sanding after every coat the cherry and walnut was from my friends back yard

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#1 posted 01-17-2017 12:45 AM

Nice work!

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#2 posted 01-17-2017 02:14 AM

Gorgeous box. Great job!

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#3 posted 01-17-2017 02:16 AM

Pretty box. The box itself is a keepsake! Very nice.

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#4 posted 01-17-2017 04:36 AM

Very nice looking box!

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#5 posted 01-17-2017 01:35 PM

Nice work! I was wondering where the hardware came from.

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#6 posted 01-17-2017 03:11 PM

great looking box

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#7 posted 01-17-2017 08:26 PM

This box is so beautiful. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 01-17-2017 10:32 PM

Beautiful keepsake box—I’m sure your daughter will just love it!

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#9 posted 02-16-2017 05:52 AM

Thanks everyone she loved it. @sawmillman I found the hardware on ebay for 5 bucks I tried to find a lock and key at Rockler but the price was way to high

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