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Camera Storage with a Secret

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Project by gfadvm posted 1129 days ago 1376 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is a “double recycle”. I built it originally with oak legs up the corners and didnt like it so removed the legs, sanded all the glue away, built the base/secret compartment, and stained it with dark walnut to eliminate the yellow streaks in the wood. I like this version much better. Box is Ipe/Brazilian Walnut flooring with oak ply floor and base floor. Finish is wiped on Spar. Use it to store camera and camera stuff. Hinges are recycled cabinet hinges from daughters ongoing remodel [never ending]! Dimensions are 15 1/2×7 x 5 1/2.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm





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LittlePaw

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#1 posted 1129 days ago

Good looking box, Doc. You did a superb job after getting rid of the legs and the residue glue. Turned out super. The way you put in the secret compartment is ingenious!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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peteg

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#2 posted 1129 days ago

A box with a hidden meaning, I like it nice job :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 1129 days ago

Nice one! The hidden compartment is really neat.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 1129 days ago

Nice looking storage book.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 1129 days ago

when i look at this box it makes me want to shutter….but in the flash of a second…im thinking i could do one with the spitting image of this one….but i better quite as i think im going to have to many word here that are all …well i think you might have already gotten my point…lol…....what a nice box for your camera…keep up the good work…grizz

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

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