Wedding present. box with drawers thing

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Project by Ollie posted 720 days ago 1092 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift I made for a wedding.
I thought it was good to have a his and hers drawer, in the same box.
It is just a dovetailed box with a central bar and straight runners, the drawers are the first time i have done half blind dovetails. They were not as hard as I thought they might be, but they do take a while.

Black walnut case, Maple drawer fronts, Mahogany drawer sides, Zebrano handles.
Drawers bottoms lined in leather.
Oil finish.
I think the happy couple liked it.


-- Ollie, UK.

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#1 posted 720 days ago

Cute idea, nicely executed !

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#2 posted 720 days ago

You’ve already created their first argument, who gets the top drawer and who gets the bottom :-)

Nice looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 719 days ago

Beautiful wood choices + outstanding joinery = extraordinary box. Great job here.

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

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