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Project by awsum55 posted 06-18-2018 01:57 AM 960 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a top for this project before, but it just didn’t look right. I re-made the top out of oak and purpleheart and I think it looks a lot better than the old one. I even like it more than my original design before I ruined it and tried to save it.

-- John D, OP, KS





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 06-18-2018 02:03 AM

Well despite the setback in looks great!!! Nice work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 06-18-2018 12:28 PM

you’re right John, much better

qso is so nice

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 06-18-2018 12:31 PM

Good looking box!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-18-2018 01:32 PM

The design of this box is so nice as well as the wood used. You have also done a very impressive job on the making of this project and it shows a lot of fine craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Joe

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#5 posted 06-18-2018 02:57 PM

Gee, it’s hard to say which is better. The workmanship is terrific. I think you did a great job on both. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 06-18-2018 04:58 PM

I likedthe first try too.

Very nice.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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awsum55

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#7 posted 06-18-2018 05:55 PM

Thanks again to everyone for the nice comments.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#8 posted 06-18-2018 07:49 PM

It’s great to have to agonize over 2 great choices.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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JimInNM

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#9 posted 06-23-2018 02:12 PM

Much better, never give up when you know you can do better with a bit more work. Never could understand people that settle for less than their best, it’s a hobby, take your time and love each piece,,,,

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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