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Project by Hawk9 posted 1400 days ago 1429 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished re-laminating the kitchen countertops as requested by wife. Repeatedly!! Leftover laminate. Too small to do anything with: too large to throw away. You all know how that is. I’ll NEED it SOMEDAY.
Woke up bored one day. Hadn’t made a trip to Woodworker’s Source in a while. Saw pine and scraps. OK. Make box. Laminate all exterior including bottom. Small shop. Contact cement vapors. Remembered the ‘60’s.
Line interior with walnut. Told her it would be easy to keep clean but please DO NOT fix my lunch on it.
By the way, the laminate from the kitchen sink cut-out made a great new top for my homemade router table.

Thanks for your time.





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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 1399 days ago

Woke up bored one day? What the heck is that? My wife has too many things for me to do to give the a chance to get bored. Anyhoo, the box came out very nice…

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489tad

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#2 posted 1399 days ago

“What the heck is that?” I can relate my brother. Too funny.

Nice box. Good use of left overs.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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NormG

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#3 posted 1399 days ago

Very nice project. Love the colors also

-- Norman

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SPalm

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#4 posted 1399 days ago

You got a smile out of me. Very nice.

We have to work on your photo skills, so that they match your woodworking skills, ‘cause you do some nice stuff.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 1399 days ago

I’d say that box turned out very nice.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1399 days ago

Yoy just don’t know how thing will work untill you try it. Good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sras

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#7 posted 1399 days ago

I saw the thumbnail picture and was wondering “What kind of wood is that?” NOW I get it!! Nice use of laminate and a creative idea.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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