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4 Stick Drum Stick Case

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Project by dpwalker posted 01-10-2012 12:40 AM 1589 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this case for my son the drummer. It holds 2 sets of sticks to bring to rehearsals or shows etc. Made of Walnut with Maple miter keys & a diamond plate top. Originally I was going to secure the lid with magnets but I set them too deep. They wouldn’t catch & I couldn’t dig them out without tearing up the 3/8” sides, so I used box clasps. I used a ring roll for the inside. Rounded over the top edges & corners for a less “boxy” look. Two coats of Danish oil & 3 coats of spray on satin to finish.
Thanks for looking. Dean

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-10-2012 12:46 AM

Pretty darn fancy,well done.

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#2 posted 01-10-2012 06:13 PM

That’s pretty sweet! I like the contrast between the warmth of the wood and harsh industrial look of the diamond plate.

-- Leland, OC Calif., www.safetyshowerbars.com

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#3 posted 01-13-2012 12:25 AM

Nice work. Now that you have a case, you really need to turn him some cool sticks. Just have him give you a pair of his favorites (5B, or whatever) and you can copy them in an exotic wood or laminate some up for him.

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#4 posted 02-26-2012 04:30 AM

That’s nice work, the miter keys add a nice detail to it.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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