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Project by Mike Shea posted 11-30-2007 08:07 AM 2399 views 12 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

another bridge inspired box with the long arching base and handles. the carcase made with spanish cedar and drawers, maple. the insides of the drawers are lined with aromatic cedar wich gives off a beautifull smell when opened. my mom likes the smell. i think it smells like a hamster cage

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mot

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#1 posted 11-30-2007 08:32 AM

Mike! Another great box. Welcome back. The lines are really appealing.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 11-30-2007 09:17 AM

Looks great. What is the dimensions?

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#3 posted 11-30-2007 09:17 AM

Wow – I now have a much better appreciation for Spanish Cedar. Your box is outstanding. Well constructed and very interesting lines. The splined miters are an added attraction.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 11-30-2007 10:47 AM

Very nice! I especially like the handles on the drawers. I’m sure the hamster is spoiled. I hope he realizes how lucky he is to live in that box.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#5 posted 11-30-2007 11:26 AM

Wonderful design and workmanship. A+++

-- Bob A in NJ

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#6 posted 11-30-2007 02:51 PM

Very nice! I would have liked a picture of the inside of a drawer.

-- Roger - Havertown, Pennsylvania

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#7 posted 11-30-2007 02:55 PM

Nice work that is a great looking piece. And with the cedar, you get that hamster smell witout all that hamster poop! ;^)

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#8 posted 11-30-2007 02:59 PM

Mike -

Welcome back! Very nice project. What did you do with the drawers? Any dividers?

David

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Patrick Jaromin

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#9 posted 11-30-2007 03:25 PM

Mike- Love the design. How are the drawer pulls made? Are those metal (aluminum/brass?) rods for spacers? Were they glued (CA?)?

Also, the inlaid pieces next to each drawer—are these purely decorative or the fronts to drawer glides?

I’d love to hear more about it if you care to!

Thanks!

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog

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#10 posted 11-30-2007 03:39 PM

This is just great! The design is very imaginative, and the construction looks flawless. I’m humbled!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 11-30-2007 03:46 PM

Very nice Mike. Very very nice.

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#12 posted 11-30-2007 06:43 PM

Beautiful work!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#13 posted 11-30-2007 08:19 PM

Beautiful Mike. I like the way the handles mirror the curve of the apron.

I’m with you on the hamster smell though. Everytime I smell cedar I think of my brother’s “pet” – nasty little creature!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#14 posted 11-30-2007 08:44 PM

I must be part hamster.
Welcome back Mike – you’re back with a vengeance and a design eye that is unique and enviable.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#15 posted 12-01-2007 03:43 AM

I really like this , nice design! I also like the fact of where you got your inspiration !

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