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Project by Brian Shourd posted 01-03-2012 08:57 PM 2948 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 01-03-2012 09:10 PM

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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#2 posted 01-03-2012 09:34 PM

Very cool boxes

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 10:35 PM

Very nice!!!!!

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#4 posted 01-03-2012 10:39 PM

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 01-04-2012 12:50 AM

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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#6 posted 01-04-2012 01:31 AM

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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#7 posted 01-04-2012 01:37 AM

Brian,

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

Cheers,

Jack

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#8 posted 01-04-2012 06:03 AM

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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#9 posted 01-04-2012 08:29 PM

Like the design

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

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#10 posted 01-05-2012 04:39 AM

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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#11 posted 01-05-2012 03:37 PM

nicely done. a unique lil box.

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

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