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Project by Philip posted 959 days ago 936 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This gift is similar to the manly kit, I drew my sister-in-law’s name for Christmas and decided to give her craft stuff. The box is made out of wood that in a previous life was dorm bed frames and walnut display plaques. It was a tricky build because I decided to miter every edge, then add the walnut filler strips. The wood for the box is almost an inch thick so the box is very heavy.

The original idea was to carve her name in the lid and put a piece of colored glass behind it but that was an epic fail and I was on a deadline so I installed the metal over the failed attempt, and it turned out pretty good.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!





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Gary

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#1 posted 959 days ago

I’m sure your sister will be proud of her gift. Good work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 958 days ago

P.J. You are the master my friend. Excellent work again.

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mafe

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#3 posted 958 days ago

Truely nice!
She will be so happy for this.
Nice details, nice wood and even recycle.
Love it.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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