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A Pair of Dr. Suess Jewelry Boxes

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Project by Tommy DiBuono posted 11-06-2017 07:44 PM 2113 views 12 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this pair of boxes for my granddaughters for Christmas. One more to go.

-- TommyD, New York





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 11-06-2017 07:53 PM

Oh I love the designs. They really came out nice. Is it your design and do you share your patterns?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 11-06-2017 07:56 PM

Honestly I have always loved the Dr Suess and Alice in Wonderland style furniture and there are some similar designs out there but these are just a result of some sketches I made. The end result is not always identical to the initial sketch but it has the basic design concept I was looking for.

-- TommyD, New York

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#3 posted 11-06-2017 08:04 PM

Very nice. Cut on a bandsaw?

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#4 posted 11-06-2017 08:10 PM

Great work.

I also like the “UNIQUE==aka”crazy as hell” designs.

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#5 posted 11-06-2017 08:19 PM



Very nice. Cut on a bandsaw?

- Roger Gaborski

Yes I used a Laguna band saw. I also planed most of the rough lumber as well.

-- TommyD, New York

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Hawaiilad

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#6 posted 11-06-2017 08:27 PM

Well, I will just have to get my pencil and paper out and draw a couple designs.. Thanks for the good idea

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#7 posted 11-06-2017 09:02 PM

OH MAN you stole my thunder!!!!!

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#8 posted 11-06-2017 09:03 PM

Are these bandsaw boxes? How big are they

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#9 posted 11-06-2017 09:10 PM



Are these bandsaw boxes? How big are they

- richardchaos

Yes they are bandsaw boxes that measure approximately 12” tall x 6” wide x 4”deep.

-- TommyD, New York

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#10 posted 11-06-2017 09:59 PM

Those are too cute for words!
I am sure your granddaughters will love them!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 11-06-2017 10:41 PM

Love them!

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#12 posted 11-06-2017 11:52 PM

You have a wonderful imaginative streak in you. Those are awesome.

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#13 posted 11-07-2017 03:11 AM

Nice! Another project to add to my list – it’s a really long list :)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#14 posted 11-07-2017 01:31 PM

Tommy, all of these pieces are so beautiful and nicely done. They are so whimsical and are wonderful eye catchers. They display a lot of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 11-07-2017 03:52 PM

Love these – great gifts for the kids!

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