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Project by GlennsGrandson posted 869 days ago 1702 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Almost forgot about this everyday box that I have around. A friend named Jim helped me (a lot!) make it several years ago, I must have been about 12 (I’m 25 right now). Jim has been a great friend of our family and has aided in my addiction to woodworking.

This box is made of pine from behind the shop and a Mule deer shed that probably wasn’t far from the pine. It was close to one of my first projects so be easy!

Just to put in perspective what kind of woodworker Jim is, I’ve attached a picture of the chest that he made and gave me for a graduation gift. It looks like red oak, maybe ambrosia maple, walnut inlays, and lined with aromatic cedar. The wife and I Love this chest!

Thanks Jim!

-- Grant - S/N Dakota





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 869 days ago

For a 12 year old that’s pretty darn good,your friend Jim seems like a pretty good guy.

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 869 days ago

hey Jim that’s truly a one of a kind a unique design ,good job buddy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dallas

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#3 posted 869 days ago

By Golly, I’m 57.. or is it 56 or 58 now? I forget, but that’s better than I do on my best days!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#4 posted 869 days ago

Really cool, and that last thing, wow

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 868 days ago

The rustic hand made appearance really suits the box and handle

-- Norman

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#6 posted 868 days ago

Nice box. Give me an idea for future project!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#7 posted 856 days ago

Good looking box.
I love those “natural” touches like the antler as a handle.
Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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