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Made from Walnut and Red Oak with satin polyurethane finish.
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#1 posted 12-19-2011 02:59 AM
This is a project I’ve promised my wife to complete for my own and for for her use, yet find myself procrastinating….. You certainly did a magificant job on this. What dimensions did you use? Thanks for sharing.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
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#2 posted 12-19-2011 03:40 AM
Very nice job. Great joinery and a very nice finish.
#3 posted 12-19-2011 04:26 AM
Rick, I am sorry to say I don’t remember the dimensions exactly. I want to say that inside was about eight inch by ten inch by six inches high. I plan this to be a one time thing (this was for my father) so I didn’t bother to keep up with any plans.
Thanks for the good words. My father built a heavy table for me once when I was young, very rough but well made and I used it for years for my computer and radio equipment. I think he was kind of interested in woodworking, but he never really had the time or money to get in to it. He did get to visit my shop once after I got it really set up, just before he died.
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#4 posted 12-19-2011 06:01 AM
I’m sorry for your loss. You did a beautiful job on the box, it’s a wonderful gift to your Father. Very nice build.
-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)
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#5 posted 12-19-2011 06:22 PM
I am working on / have been working on one of those for my late Labrador Retriever…. I hope and pray mine comes out this nice…
-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com
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#6 posted 12-19-2011 11:26 PM
That urn is so nice, I don’t know if I want to live or die… :)
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#7 posted 12-20-2011 01:06 AM
Thanks for all the nice comments. It was difficult deciding whether to post this or not, but I think I made the right choice. When I needed ideas for the design, this is where I came to look at what others had done. It is only fair that I give back some inspiration to someone else.
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#8 posted 12-20-2011 04:37 AM
Very nice job!!!
-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com
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#9 posted 12-21-2011 12:38 AM
I know your father is pleased to have you make something so beautiful for him. It is Beautiful!!
Thanks for sharing
-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,
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