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Poker Chip Box with Inlay Initials

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Project by Jimboe posted 04-01-2011 11:22 PM 1726 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another one of my poker chip boxes . Im getting a little better with the inlay kit the letters came out pretty darn good . The idea of the box is to make it look like just a regular open lid box ….but i reality its trays that hold the chips .I really took my time on this one …even hand plained all the saw marks (a first for me ) . This is my first attempt at wipe on poly …think ill be doing more of it . I hope my customer loves it





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Jimboe

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#1 posted 04-01-2011 11:27 PM

Oh yeah the wood combinations are Walnut ,curly maple and hard maple . The lid is book
matched (cant really tell) Curly maple ,I glued it to a solid piece of maple . The coves are also curly maple and the rest walnut

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#2 posted 04-02-2011 02:56 AM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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#3 posted 04-02-2011 04:28 AM

Nice work – you just can’t beat that curly maple – the finish really makes it pop…..

Jeff

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#4 posted 04-02-2011 04:38 AM

great looken box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 04-03-2011 03:47 PM

Really nice job.

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#6 posted 05-02-2011 09:02 PM

I like it so much I want to make one. Would you please share how you made the trays for the chips?

-- Someday I will be more than a sawdust wisperer

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Jimboe

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#7 posted 05-03-2011 12:22 AM

the trays were made with a 1 5/8 box bit on a router table. the coves are 6 1/2 long to hold 50 chips but you may have o measure and make sure with your chips

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