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Project by Bott posted 1479 days ago 1690 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been fascinated with these round tops for awhile so I gave it a try. I made 6 each of the larger ones and 10 of the smaller ones. I have gave them away as presents. They are out of oak and the one I used a door skin on.

Thanks for looking,

Bott





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MostlyHarmless

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#1 posted 1479 days ago

Wow, these look awesome.

-- If there's anything more important than my ego around, I want it caught and shot now.

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levan

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#2 posted 1479 days ago

Those are really nice Bott. What an wonderful gift. Lots of nice details.

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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oldoak

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#3 posted 1479 days ago

Nice clean design, I like them.

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lew

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#4 posted 1479 days ago

Sweet!!!!!!!!

I guess mine got delayed in the mail ;^)

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Bott

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#5 posted 1479 days ago

Lew,

I sent yours C.O.D and it came back

Thanks for the comment

Bott

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SPalm

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#6 posted 1479 days ago

Very nice collection. Nice oak hue, too.
They look like a lot of fun.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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OttoH

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#7 posted 1479 days ago

Wonderful chests, great presents, I am sure the recipients were thrilled to get them, I know I would be.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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mtnwild

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#8 posted 1479 days ago

Wow too!! What great craftsmanship on some great chests. Those will be cherished for years, very cool…......

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Richard

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#9 posted 1479 days ago

Bott,
This is ironic, I was out in my shop working on the same type of project almost identical. I then took a break to see what is on lumberjocks and there was your project. I am trying to make a round top trunk from reclaimed flooring to donate to the our humane society raffle. I have to say this has been a nightmare project for me. The wood is australian cypress and I have been having problems with wood dust, wood movement, and wrong proportions of my project. What I was struggling with today is trying to put some spring hinges on (after the heavy lid closed and nearly broke my index finger). It’s been a nightmare project, and there are many times I would like to start from scratch again, but the raffle is coming up fast.

But enough about me, Your doing a much better job than me, I really like the proportions of your boxes, they just look right. Also I like the construction of your chests, I should of did it the same way, but my mortise and tenon skills need to be improved on. Overall they have a nice look to them, they look solid and the oak finished well. Great Job, I am going to put these on my favorites places.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1479 days ago

Very cool boxes? chest ? they’re cool not matter what their called.

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Toolz

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#11 posted 1479 days ago

Very nice. I like the smooth top best.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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donjoe

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#12 posted 1479 days ago

Great boxes. Very well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Splinterman

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#13 posted 1479 days ago

Hey Bott,
Nice designs and finish…well done.

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Robsshop

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#14 posted 1479 days ago

Very impressive work,love the boxes and the finish turned out nice as well.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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wseand

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#15 posted 1479 days ago

Great looking boxes. I have to ask if that is a Firebird in the pic.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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