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Project by molan posted 11-04-2017 06:23 PM 348 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fairly simple Keep sake \ memory box for my 1 year old son. Again at my wife’s request.

It is made with box joints (hand cut) and is Black Walnut with an amber Shellac finish





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pmayer

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#1 posted 11-04-2017 06:31 PM

I love this. Very nice.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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Boxguy

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#2 posted 11-05-2017 04:35 AM

Molan, nice work. I like the neat exterior and dovetails. Why no finish on the inside? The engraving work is neatly done too.

-- Big Al in IN

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Andre

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#3 posted 11-05-2017 05:49 AM

Very nice, have you tried the French Polish from Lee Valley, amazing stuff!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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LittleBlackDuck

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#4 posted 11-05-2017 07:07 AM


... Again at my wife’s request…
- molan

Nice job there molan.

But watch what you sign up for… next you’ll be expected to turn your humidor into a sewing basket.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 11-05-2017 01:04 PM

This is a very nice box. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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molan

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#6 posted 11-05-2017 04:22 PM


Molan, nice work. I like the neat exterior and dovetails. Why no finish on the inside? The engraving work is neatly done too.

- Boxguy

I have never done finish on the inside of a box or chest. Not really sure why though

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molan

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#7 posted 11-05-2017 04:22 PM



Very nice, have you tried the French Polish from Lee Valley, amazing stuff!

- Andre

No, my goto is mainly Shellac, I will take a look at it though.

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