Cherry & Oak Keepsake Box

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Project by Eagle1 posted 04-30-2011 01:47 PM 1902 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a local festival our town has every year. I decided to get a booth this year and give it a try to see what happens.
I used cherry for the sides and the front and back. Oak for the box bottom and the top. I finished it with 3 coats of semi gloss wipe on poly. And the handle is a drawer pull that I had left over from when I remolded our kitchen, it’s brass & ceramic. It’s 11” wide 8” deep and 5” tall with mitered corners.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#1 posted 04-30-2011 02:07 PM

elegant and semi period
part antique

so how did you do at the fair

-- 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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#2 posted 04-30-2011 02:39 PM

the festival isn’t till next friday and saturday.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#3 posted 04-30-2011 03:53 PM

Nice, clean design and good workmanship. It’s rare to see Oak and Cherry together – but it works.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 05-01-2011 03:31 AM

Nice Job, Please keep us upto date on the festival and how you did..

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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