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Project by cplant posted 11-26-2011 07:06 AM 1211 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this with pine and stained it to match the trim in the rest of the house. It is a gift for my i. Laws for their new mountain home. The top hinges open to reveal a secret compartment with two finger jointed boxes

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB





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Neight

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#1 posted 11-26-2011 10:05 AM

great idea with the flip top lid!
very well done, and I really like the opposing curves on the top and bottom!
Beautiful job!

-- Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. -Mark Twain

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 11-26-2011 04:11 PM

I like the way you have used the shape of the wood to create some interest amd assymetry with the top and the base. The flip top lid with hidden storage is also a great idea. I would never have thought to do that, I’ve learned alot from LJs. The two figner joint boxes inside is a nice detail.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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workerinwood

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#3 posted 11-26-2011 04:40 PM

Great job!! Like the the design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 11-26-2011 11:35 PM

The irregular pieces give it character, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 11-27-2011 12:10 AM

Unique piece a really good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cplant

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#6 posted 11-27-2011 01:47 AM

Hey thanx everybody….i really had a lot of fun making this project. Its always a pleasure to incorporate live edge

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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wrench

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#7 posted 11-27-2011 02:15 AM

very nice dude!!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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