A Treasure Chest for Memories

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Project by Douglas Krueger posted 04-04-2012 06:11 PM 1069 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A nice way for a boy to organize his toys and give him something that will hold lots of boyhood treasures and memories.

Size is 27×19x17 LWH, finish is a coat of varnish.

All wood is Thai Padu, frame is assembled with DowelMax and the panel boards are a loose fit dado joint.

Thx for viewing

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 07:55 PM

I need to get out and make one but mine will not look as good as your I got just white cider and some pine and a little oak my be I can put all three to gather to make one will have to see.
nice work
Joe ( Nimkee )

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 09:47 PM

Bold choice and it turned out really nice

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 10:25 PM

I REALLY like that! Great job!

Thanks for posting!
-Jim, aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#4 posted 04-05-2012 12:47 AM

Lovely work as usual.
Where do you get your Pradu from? I have been looking around for some but always just hear ‘mai mee’.

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 03:17 AM

Really nice looking, I like the accent of the sapwood.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#6 posted 04-05-2012 02:19 PM

Great piece! Like how you put the wood together to produce this.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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