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Project by matt garcia posted 05-07-2008 05:52 AM 1055 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this box in High School. It is currently over 20 years old. Just 4 sides mitered together, and a dado cut in the bottom for a plywood bottom. I did mill some 3/32 willow to make a removable tray. I’d say this box is an antique already!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX





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#1 posted 05-07-2008 01:38 PM

I have two flying ducks made in 10th grade if I remember the correct time. My Mother has them stored away somewhere at her house. Haven’t seen them in decades. Their around 37-38 yrs old. That must be what did it for some of us. That school wood shop time. Got use hooked. Nice box.

-- JJohn

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#2 posted 05-08-2008 04:41 AM

Thanks, jjohn!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 05-08-2008 09:23 AM

Matt,

This is a nice looking box and, since it has held up for 20 years, time has proven that it is well constructed.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 05-10-2008 12:02 AM

awesome
I love willow!! Nice job. A family treasure!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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