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this hopechest came along from a request by my wife’s cousin, because she saw the one i had made for my wife when we first started dating so i promised i would get it done for her. there are several differences the first and most ovious one is the one that now i have more experience and have a more profound knowledge of different techniques, but the latter one has dovetail joints compared to the box joints on my wife’s. also rounded edges on the corners of the lid for safety reasons considering that she has kids. and last hers has a bit lighter tint on her stain and several coats of clear.

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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 2272 days ago

It looks to me like the hope is in the box already! Good work.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Chris

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#2 posted 2272 days ago

Very Nice…

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 2272 days ago

Looks like it will hold at least 3 pretty kids. Nice job

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

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GaryK

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#4 posted 2272 days ago

Nice looking joints. I can see that they are strong!

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

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rikkor

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#5 posted 2271 days ago

Good looking box and contents.

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 2271 days ago

That is a nice looking family you have. I almost didn’t notice the chest. It looks good as well.

I am surprised that you got them to stay still long enough to take the picture. But I guess the novelty of the box was enough to keep them there long enough to snap off a quick picture.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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mot

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#7 posted 2271 days ago

Nice! Great surprise when you open it!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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