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Project by littlecope posted 12-04-2010 03:20 AM 2773 views 9 times favorited 48 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Upon request, a Comments Box for the Restaurant…
I finished this a week ago today with the final steps, attaching the hasp…
I simply hand-placed it, and glued the “Anchor” on…Hasps' Anchors glued in place...
After the glue was dry, I pinned it in…...and then pinned.
Then repeated with the loop end… Because of the thinness, I “Toe Pegged” these…Same procedure for Loop
Then some final sanding and it was off to the finishing department for the next few days…Ready for finishingFinally finished finishing!!!
Earlier today I brought it to work, where it was very well-received!!!
I’ll probably learn to hate the thing, what with all the complaints I’ll be getting…
Like the box says, comments are welcome… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#1 posted 12-04-2010 03:23 AM

As with all your work Mike, an awesome job. Another stellar performance. If I could submit a comment it would be Bravo! Encore!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#2 posted 12-04-2010 03:24 AM

I tried making comments and suggestions at work a few times… was told that my ideas would not work and then a few weeks later the “Boss” came up with the same idea and implemented it… I don’t give them any ideas anymore…
But I do like your box… very swish…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 12-04-2010 03:25 AM

very awesome project. nice wood hinge and hasp. great box joints, and wood combo

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 12-04-2010 03:37 AM

you have once again
outdone yourself michael

excellent work !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 12-04-2010 04:04 AM

The hasp is adorable and the box is outstanding.

What did you do? Carry the box to several rooms to take pictures?

I like the one on the stove. Is this for the “hot” ideas?

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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#6 posted 12-04-2010 04:04 AM

Very nice looking box. Love the wooden hasp.

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#7 posted 12-04-2010 04:25 AM

That looks great Mike. I love the wooden hasp.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#8 posted 12-04-2010 04:33 AM

Thanks, My Friends…
Don: That’s exactly what I did!! The day that it was finished was raining… and I took pictures all over, trying to get decent ones…
But the next day was as sunny as can be. I should have been a little more patient, and just waited a day…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 12-04-2010 04:34 AM

That suggestion box looks great. The only thing you need for it now is one of the wooden locks I saw posted on here a few days ago!

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#10 posted 12-04-2010 04:39 AM

Cool project! Great execution on the whole project.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 12-04-2010 05:12 AM

Great workmanship!

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#12 posted 12-04-2010 05:24 AM

great looking box. love the hasp.

-- jerryw-wva.

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#13 posted 12-04-2010 05:32 AM

That looks great. Nice touch angling the pegs on the anchor for added security.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#14 posted 12-04-2010 06:38 AM

I love it, not quite a complaint but it will have to do!! :-)

-- Theresa,

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#15 posted 12-04-2010 07:07 AM

Awesome!! If you don’t get employee of the year, they should be ashamed of themselves ;-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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