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Project by turnaround posted 05-03-2012 01:08 AM 1326 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite box for my daughter’s wedding cards

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 01:17 AM

That’s the whole picture! Curves, mesquite,sloped sides, box joints, and REALLY cool hinge and lock. This is my kind of project! You did a super job and your daughter and her husband will treasure it forever.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 01:24 AM

Sweet box!!!!!!!! And it has a wooden lock!! Outta sight!

I love it….................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 01:34 AM

That’s beautiful, that would look good even if I was blind. :-)

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

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 02:25 AM

That’s truly fantastic!

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 05-04-2012 12:31 AM

that is a very nice box! i am working on one for my wedding as well, different design but same basic idea. Well done.

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, You've got an electrical problem.

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#6 posted 05-04-2012 12:40 AM

If you have more pics, I’d like to see more detail on that hinge.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 06-20-2013 12:32 AM

I’ll ditto what Andy said. Very awesome build to cherish for a lifetime.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 06-02-2016 06:46 PM

Cool. Funny lock.

Could you detail how you did the finishing?

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