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Project by DaddyZ posted 03-01-2011 07:39 PM 2359 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Brother gave me some wood(a couple of 2×6’s & a 3×7 all about 4 ft long, the Last picture(Dark brown stripe) shows what the wood looked like with all the oil & grime on it, who knows how long in a garage, & what kind of oil.

I started resawing & cleaning, approx 18” x 12” x 9” High, Possibly Maple w/ Padauk Drawer Dividers

Made this box for my daughter for a jewelry box.

Hope you like

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#1 posted 03-01-2011 07:43 PM

Looks really nice! Great job, I’m sure your daughter loves it!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 07:57 PM

WOW! I love it when scrap produces a gem like this! Great story and a beautiful box! Love the DT’s.

-- You don't have a custom made heirloom fly fishing Net?

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 08:02 PM

Sorry, the Joints are all box Joints not Dovetails. The Drawers have Dowels pinning the Box Joints for more Strength.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#4 posted 03-01-2011 08:27 PM

That is one beautiful cabinet!

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

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#5 posted 03-01-2011 08:45 PM

Great looking box and the wood is wild.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 03-01-2011 11:46 PM

Very nice, your are right about the wood, that’s nice looking stuff, fine craftsmanship is evident in this piece, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Mark Blomster

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#7 posted 03-02-2011 02:02 AM

That is a stunning piece of work. Great attention to detail. Your daughter will love it.

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#8 posted 03-02-2011 04:49 AM

nice work… eye catching.


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#9 posted 03-02-2011 04:58 AM

We love reclaimed wood! The jewelry chest looks very good. But why did you remove all that “patina”? LOL


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#10 posted 03-02-2011 10:53 PM

I add my admiration. Love those kind of box cabinets. What a treasure chest.

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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#11 posted 05-31-2011 11:23 PM

Great design and the Maple is beautiful : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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