Game of Thrones Box

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Project by frittsmhm posted 05-30-2017 12:52 PM 1062 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for a wedding gift to my soon to be husband. This was my first attempt at hand sawn and chiseled dovetail joints. I definitely have even more respect for the woodworking veterans who can cut these so quickly with such accuracy…very difficult, indeed. Wood is maple. Wood burned a series of Game of Thrones symbols after using tracing paper to transfer the image to the wood. Finished with a red chestnut stain. Lined inside with black velvet.

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#1 posted 05-30-2017 12:59 PM

Very nice.

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#2 posted 05-30-2017 01:51 PM

a very nice GoT box he can cherish …........GREAT JOB :<))

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#3 posted 05-30-2017 03:38 PM

Looks awesome. Great job, Frittsmhm.

I would love to see the inside (especially if it reads “Not Today” in the box).

-- “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.” Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. President (.....or looking for where I left the Ax last in my case)

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#4 posted 05-30-2017 06:45 PM

Very cool!

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#5 posted 05-30-2017 07:14 PM

“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not.” ~ Tyrion Lannister ;)

Grats and the nuptials and super job on the GoT box!

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#6 posted 05-30-2017 08:01 PM

This is a great game box.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 05-30-2017 08:55 PM

Looks awesome. Great job, Frittsmhm.

I would love to see the inside (especially if it reads “Not Today” in the box).

- TonyInPA

I can’t believe I forgot a picture of the inside; I just added one. It does say “Not Today”! And thank you!

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