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Project by sandhill posted 01-14-2008 08:56 AM 1571 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When my 2 girls were small I had a small amount of chestnut that was left over from restoring my house but now the girls are all grown. I descovered that they still had the boxes I made them 25 years ago so I decided to make one for my grand daughter who is about the same age they were when I made them theres only I had to use walnut and maple this time. The handle is a little kitty cat I cut using my scroll saw. Thanks for looking.





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TonyWard

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#1 posted 01-14-2008 09:40 AM

Nice box, I guess that is why you have “Just another day in paradise”!

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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#2 posted 01-14-2008 12:04 PM

That is neat. I’ll bet your granddaughter loves it.

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Russel

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#3 posted 01-14-2008 12:49 PM

A beautiful box and a special gift from Grandpa. Way cool.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#4 posted 01-14-2008 01:28 PM

Nice box, cute handle.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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GMoney

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#5 posted 01-14-2008 03:22 PM

that handle is a great idea. i scroll saw too and will do some handles in a similar vain. thanks for the idea.

greg

-- Greg, CT

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sandhill

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#6 posted 01-14-2008 04:41 PM

Thanks, It was a fast and fun project. My other projects take so long to finish, its nice to start one and finish it the same day.

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#7 posted 01-14-2008 04:44 PM

Very nice….like the kitty, too!

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

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#8 posted 01-14-2008 05:14 PM

Nice box! I like the little cat.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#9 posted 01-14-2008 06:12 PM

Very nice, lucky kid’s.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#10 posted 01-14-2008 07:34 PM

oh how wonderful and I bet your daughters love this as well—passing along a tradition.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#11 posted 01-15-2008 02:44 AM

I love the cat handle.

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com

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Marge

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#12 posted 01-15-2008 03:33 AM

Very nice

-- Marge, Colorado

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#13 posted 01-15-2008 11:13 AM

Very nice little box and the kitty is a great touch.

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

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sandhill

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#14 posted 01-16-2008 05:38 AM

Thank you everyone, My granddaughter loved the cat and named it gizmo. Shes my sweetie.

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