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Project by nickel posted 04-22-2012 02:33 AM 1192 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my dad for christmas in memory of his father who passed away. I lost some of the pictures of it but will post them when I find them. This is a music box that plays the song “Blessed Assurance”. I had installed the movement inside and lined the inside of the box with red felt and brass. This box has brass feet as well as a brass chain inside to keep the lid from opening too far. I stained a picture of my the music score along with a picture of my grandfather on the front of the lid. I am very please with how well this turned out.

-- -Nickel Risk





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wee3

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#1 posted 04-22-2012 03:15 AM

Nice

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#2 posted 04-22-2012 01:13 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Nice looking box, I like the idea of the picture on the lid. How did you do it?

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 04-22-2012 10:25 PM

I can’t think of a better present to your dad. You did a great job. Your dad must be very proud of your work.

-- Joe from Western Ma.... Peace to all

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