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Project by Brian Shourd posted 931 days ago 2619 views 13 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a couple of these boxes based on the plans in a recent Wood Magazine issue for Christmas presents. Of course, I made a few minor changes: dovetailed (instead of rabbeted) drawers, and no top cross-bar, giving them the “horned” appearance. They were well received, I think.

These were a lot of fun to make. Woods are soft maple and walnut, finish is wipe-on poly.

Thanks for looking.

-- Brian





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Diggerjacks

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#1 posted 931 days ago

Hello Brian Shourd

A really original design

I love them

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 931 days ago

Very cool boxes

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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atogrf1

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#3 posted 931 days ago

Very nice!!!!!

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Mark A. DeCou

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#4 posted 931 days ago

can you tell me what issue the plans were in?
this is neat project, well done,
Mark

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Brian Shourd

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#5 posted 931 days ago

Thanks for the kind words everyone, it really keeps me feeling good on my progress.

Mark, they are from issue 209, the issue currently on the stands (Dec 2011/Jan 2012).

-- Brian

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shinju

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#6 posted 931 days ago

very nice work,like the way you did a change on the design.seems to be a big hit out here…...shinju

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wookie

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#7 posted 931 days ago

Brian,

They would look great on any ladies’ dresser, very unique!

Cheers,

Jack

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BTKS

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#8 posted 931 days ago

INTERESTING, and I mean that in a good way! Nice change of pace on the design.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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bob62

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#9 posted 930 days ago

Like the design

-- Robert, Mississippi, http://www.lunberjocks.com

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ShopTinker

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#10 posted 930 days ago

Those are pretty cool. Not your typical box.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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Roger

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#11 posted 929 days ago

nicely done. a unique lil box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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