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Keepsake box for My Parents

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Project by Swaydog posted 07-09-2012 04:43 AM 809 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Parents just celebrated there 40th wedding anniversary. My sister had the idea to make postcards of one of there wedding pictures for friends and family to mail to them. I decide to make them a box to keep them in. The box is cherry, the base walnut, and the finish is BLO and paste wax. I am pretty happy with it but I need more practice at my dovetails.

-- Brian





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 12:52 AM

Sweet. Nice joinery, too!

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

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 01:40 AM

Nice idea turned into a very nice gift. I don’t see anything wrong with those dovetails at all. We all all our own worst critics.

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

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