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Project by Jimboe posted 773 days ago 1368 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The latest commissioned piece that ive done . Its a 300 chip case with pull out tray. Under the tray is a space to store dice dealer chips and cards. The case is finger jointed with dark american walnut with a beutiful Curly maple lid . The tray is made with the same curly maple and also finger jointed in the corners. Hope ya like





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RS Woodworks

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#1 posted 773 days ago

Very very nice! Whats the dimensions? How did you cut the coves for the chips?

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bobasaurus

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#2 posted 773 days ago

Very nice. How did you sand the chip coves? Seems like that would be a pain by hand. I like the chamfer on the top maple piece.

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Jimboe

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#3 posted 773 days ago

its 20×9x4 roughly The coves are 6 5/8 long to fit 50 pro clay poker chips ..I used a 1 5/8 box bit on a jig i made http://lumberjocks.com/projects/52492 <~~ this one to be exact Thanks for looking

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Jimboe

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#4 posted 773 days ago

sanding the coves i use a dowel surrounded with pipe foam isolation ...works pretty good

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 773 days ago

That is a beautiful chip holder with great combo of woods and flawless craftsmanship.

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#6 posted 773 days ago

Beautiful box.

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juanabee

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#7 posted 772 days ago

Jimboe,
Eye-catching, and with elegant simplicity, beautiful lines and tasteful artistry. I’ve never made anything quite at this level, but if I had, I don’t think I could sell it. It would feel too much like giving away one of my children. Inspiring work, thanks for posting.

Juanabee

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Richard

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#8 posted 769 days ago

Very nice and thanks for posting the link to jig, I saw it before but could not remember where. It is favorited now so I don’t lose it.

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harum

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#9 posted 167 days ago

Thank you for sharing the photos; it’s a well done box. It is hard to see from the photos how the top panel is attached to the sides. Is it floating? If yes, how are the grooves cut? Thanks, h.

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