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Project by Edward83 posted 08-26-2010 06:32 AM 2098 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Martyn’s briefcase. Made from Hard maple, peruvian walnut, and the handle is zebra wood. Brass hardware and lined with some fabric that I thought would look nice. I really like how it turned out. Though I feel as something is missing. If you know please share. The decorative dovetails were a last minute decision to do before assembly started. It is a fairy large case at 18×24 but I’m a fairly large guy. The maple is six panels for each side. Cut in half from 3/4 and then planed to 3/16 then bookmatched and joined. Thanks for looking.

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RonPeters

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#1 posted 08-26-2010 06:52 AM

You wood look stylish in the board room with such a case….

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mahadevwood

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#2 posted 08-26-2010 07:22 AM

Very stylish briefcase, awesome creation

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#3 posted 08-26-2010 07:33 AM

Needs a couple of interior dividers in the lid. That what you thought was missing?

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Flemming

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#4 posted 08-26-2010 12:50 PM

sweet project :)

i like the wood combination and the decorative dovetails. the inside fabric is superb!

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#5 posted 08-26-2010 02:03 PM

How sweet it is! Nice project and contrasting woods with colorful fabric inside! Next time, I suggest you use a lighter color background.

#6 posted 08-26-2010 02:36 PM

Can you tell us how much it weighs (empty)?

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#7 posted 08-26-2010 06:25 PM

Now that is something a bit special. Love the dovetails into the sides. The lively inside really goes well too.
Thanks for the mention and for posting, Edward.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#8 posted 08-26-2010 10:18 PM

Wonderful work, great looking project.

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clarkey

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#9 posted 01-26-2011 03:33 AM

Great looking brief case!!!!!!!

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