500 pro poker chip case

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Project by Jimboe posted 04-11-2012 11:56 PM 2175 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The case is made from american walnut ,curly maple and topped with a beautiful burl (I WAS GIVING THE VENEER AND IM REALLY NOT SURE WHAT KIND OF BURL IT IS =)). The case is lined with green velvet and finished to a mirror like gloss of poly .Polished Nickel Finish hinge . I did burn thru the veneer on a spot on the top and tried my best at fixing it …it came out ok but of course i see it =).

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#1 posted 04-12-2012 12:12 AM

Very nice work, How did you shape the chip trays?

-- Always one more tool away from being an excellent woodworker...

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 12:14 AM

Really sharp, great project

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 12:17 AM

As Always Superb job Jim! The burn through isn’t even noticeable.

-- Mike, Florida,

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 12:21 AM

thanks mike and don =)
sugarbeatco i used a box cove bit 1 5/8

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#5 posted 04-12-2012 01:28 AM

Absolutely awesome – wish my chips had such a nice home!

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