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Project by balidoug posted 09-25-2011 05:42 PM 1665 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A place for her to keep all her pens, pencils, brushes and crayons finished works and work in progress. In a few years she’ll probably be wanting a jewellery box. I really like the sliding bolt lock. Hope she likes it as much as I enjoyed making it for her.

Marbau and teak

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant





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#1 posted 09-25-2011 05:48 PM

This is a beauty! I surely would enjoy having one to use and cherish for many years!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 09-25-2011 05:58 PM

FYI: Here are some fellow LJ’s that are in your part of the globe and are familiar with exotic hardwoods. You may want to follow them and check out their projects:
http://lumberjocks.com/benjireyes
http://lumberjocks.com/rosewood

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 09-25-2011 06:05 PM

What a fine job you did on that. Very classy!

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#4 posted 09-25-2011 08:42 PM

Nice work. Welcome to LJ!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 09-25-2011 09:09 PM

Very cool… That is a project I am going to want to take on myself soon!

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#6 posted 09-26-2011 12:04 AM

Shaker? I hardly knew her! (That joke never gets old…)

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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