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Spalted Maple coin box with walnut supports for my grandson
-- Roger M, Aiken, SC
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#1 posted 08-27-2012 08:35 PM
What size? Love the look. Could be used for lots of different applications.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#2 posted 08-27-2012 11:13 PM
Size is about 12 inches wide, 5 and 1/2 inches deep, and 6 and 1/2 inches high.
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#3 posted 08-28-2012 12:26 AM
Very well executed. Your grandson should cherish it forever.
-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com
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#4 posted 08-28-2012 08:36 AM
Roger, I like your design here. The support is a special touch. Making stuff for grandchildren is a joy. That is an amazing grain in the table it is sitting on.
FYI you can edit your post at any time should you want to. I would love to see more pictures of how you get into the box for the coins, and I have some questions.
What stain and finish did you use?
Are the splines walnut?
How are the supports attached to the box?
Did you see this box by Daiku? It uses some similar concepts. Link Keep boxing and keep posting.
-- Big Al in IN
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#5 posted 08-28-2012 12:02 PM
Another gem Roger. Love the crisp miters and the walnut splines. What did you finish it with? Hey Roger, did you build that tiger maple table the box is on?
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