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Project by DonW posted 07-26-2010 02:19 AM 1325 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been married to the same wonderful woman for 31 years now and I wouldn’t change a day of the entire experience. Last year was our 30th and yellow roses were our signature flower at our wedding because they are my wife’s favorite flower.

So, last year when I saw this pattern by Robert Anderson, I knew I just had to make it for my wife. The wood is yellow heart. I enhanced the color just a bit on the box with some yellow stain to get the color just right.

I haven’t posted any projects for a while so I thought I would share. I hope you like it.

Don

-- DonsWoodworking@tampabay.rr.com





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CaptainSkully

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#1 posted 07-26-2010 05:38 AM

Don, that is unbelievably beautiful. Truly appropriate as a symbol of your marriage.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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Eric in central Florida

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#2 posted 07-26-2010 05:58 AM

That’s just beautiful Don.
Happy belated Anniversary.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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Eagle1

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#3 posted 07-26-2010 10:49 AM

Beautiful piece of art work there. I’m sure she will cherish it for another 31 years.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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majuvla

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#4 posted 07-26-2010 11:49 AM

Very beautifull present.Nice carving.
Best wishes to both.
Ivan

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Toolz

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#5 posted 07-26-2010 01:47 PM

What a neat box! Well done

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

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donjoe

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#6 posted 07-27-2010 04:59 AM

Very pretty and well designed box. Great job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Vulture

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#7 posted 08-04-2010 02:39 AM

Wow! Absolutely stunning.

-- Kevin, Vancouver, WA

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bigike

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#8 posted 08-28-2010 09:58 PM

this is one of the best boxes i seen

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Roger

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#9 posted 11-07-2010 04:57 AM

Really kool 3-D box. I’ll bet your wife really luved it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#10 posted 11-19-2010 05:15 PM

lovely

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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Gary

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#11 posted 05-08-2014 11:40 PM

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