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Tami's Keepsake box

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Project by Zipsss posted 06-22-2011 10:39 PM 1540 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The carcass is Elm, the front of the drawers is walnut and the sides are poplar. The door is a lattice design(FineWoodworking) made with cherry veneer and Elm frame.

-- Zipsss





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SCOTSMAN

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#1 posted 06-22-2011 10:43 PM

Woe nice jewelery chest, man you must be rich if you can fill it up.lol Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 06-23-2011 12:42 AM

Wow, thats a nice jewelry box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Karson

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#3 posted 06-23-2011 01:17 AM

Wow You’ve been busy Z’eev. A great looking jewelry box/chest.

Fantastic design.

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

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#4 posted 06-23-2011 12:27 PM

Nice work, love the drawers!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 06-23-2011 01:19 PM

Fantastic! I thought a jewelry box was supposed to hide treasures on the inside… It is going to outshine anything you put into it.
Bet you have made Tami a very happy woman… hope you have enough cash left over… I see a jewelry store shopping spree in your future!

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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#6 posted 06-23-2011 02:23 PM

Very nice.
A lot going on with this. The panel, the removable vertical, the dovetails, ......

Sweet,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Zipsss

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#7 posted 06-23-2011 04:49 PM

“No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich”
“He who is contented is rich”

Thank you for your comments.

I should rename it a keepsake box. This is the third one I make, and it is a present for my oldest daughter. The first went to my wife and the second to my youngest.

Karson, it has been a very productive summer, and I have one more project on the way before my trip to Michigan, a veterans flag display box for my father in law that past away last December.

-- Zipsss

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rkoorman

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#8 posted 06-24-2011 05:30 AM

A project with a lot of different well executed techniques!!!I like your dovetails!! Handcut?

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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