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Project by Frankie Talarico Jr. posted 1463 days ago 2067 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got married a few weeks ago…....... yeah for me, For my groomsmen I chose my 4 brothers. Simply enough I bought them some engraved knives personalized with each name. I then took it upon myself to build them “Manly” boxes to accompany them. The boxes open by sliding themto one side. I went for a picture frame look when closed, and it seemed to work out fine.
Clear coat 5 times with Laquer.
Polished them up nicely with johnsons paste wax.
Interior walls are sprayed black with a gray vinyl floor for cushion.

THe boxes are built with 1/4” oak plain sawn. Built with miters.

Thanks for looking. Now we’re off to Cancun, Mexico for two weeks!!!!!!

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.





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dustyal

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#1 posted 1463 days ago

four brothers plus yourself… a basketball team? Excellent personalized gifts. Anyone fight over who got the “best” box? I’m sure they really appreciated… and I suspect approved of the bride? Enjoy Cancun.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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workerinwood

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#2 posted 1463 days ago

Great job, nice boxes !!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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fernandoindia

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#3 posted 1463 days ago

Nice boxes. Congrats on your marriage.. Enjoy both the trip. When you´re back starts the Honey Moon. Earnig 50% and spending 200%. lol

-- Back home. Fernando

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sandhill

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#4 posted 1463 days ago

Congratulations to you and your bride! Very nice gifts. My daughter was married in May and all I got was the bill for the wedding, they did buy me breakfast though. LOL Its a very happy time.
Long life and happiness to you both.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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OttoH

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#5 posted 1463 days ago

Great looking boxes and a great idea for presenting the knives!

Congratulatons on your marriage!

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

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NormG

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#6 posted 1463 days ago

how thoughtful, nice work

-- Norman

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