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My youngest daughter just turned 18.
She wanted a car.
She got a box.
Curly Maple, Rosewood, Walnut
Home-brewed Maloof oil with Butchers wax top coat
As always comments, critiques, feedback are welcomed.

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at

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#1 posted 1179 days ago

Beautiful work, Al! Can’t believe she’s 18 already. We must be really OLD :)

-- Sally

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#2 posted 1179 days ago

Wow!! What else can I say. That is stupendous.

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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#3 posted 1179 days ago

very awesome….

I guess she’ll be happy if you put it on casters?

Glorious work. Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 1179 days ago

well done dad

of course now she want’s a truck
to carry her box around in

-- 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 1179 days ago

Very nice. Our tastes may be different, but I admire your work. Your wood selection and craftsmanship are superb. Probably won’t get you out of the car deal though.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#6 posted 1179 days ago

Much better than a car, especially years down the road…

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#7 posted 1179 days ago

A great case. Beautiful wood selection

This will last longer than the car.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#8 posted 1179 days ago

Very nice.
She could probably sell that for a car.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 1179 days ago

Love the contrasting woods, and you can never go wrong with curly maple! Exquisite design!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#10 posted 1179 days ago

Great job! I can see there has been a lot of time spent on grain matching.


-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge!

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#11 posted 1179 days ago

now that is a beautiful piece, and i know your daughter will love it always …much better then a car…great wood choices and i like the door on the front..very nice project!!......

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#12 posted 1179 days ago

Very good grain matching! Well, it doesn’t require servicing much and it won’t depreciate in value, a MUCH better deal than the car!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#13 posted 1178 days ago

A beautiful piece indeed.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#14 posted 1178 days ago

Very Nice Indeed, beautiful wood and wonderful choice of contrasting color, tasteful and artistic design, this is a eye catching piece, she will love it for sure, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#15 posted 1178 days ago

Very nice work, I really like the design and the choice of wood is pretty cool also.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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