There's a crack in my box!

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Project by Pdub posted 611 days ago 2224 views 14 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve wanted to make one of these for quite awhile and decided to make it for my show last weekend. I made a mini one as practice but this one turned out much nicer. Instead of cutting through the entire box for the drawers, I cut the crack first. I then cut off the front and back, cut the drawers from the center section. Traced the drawer openings onto the inside of the front and cut the drawer fronts on my scroll saw. That cleaned up the front and didn’t have the cut line showing. The wood is walnut and maple center. The front and back are lyptus with walnut handles. I didn’t even get it set out and one of the ladies from my craft show group bought it. Size is about 14” tall, 6” wide and 4” thick. Thanks for looking!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#1 posted 611 days ago

Uniquely done. Very beautiful.

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#2 posted 611 days ago

love it

-- Joel

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#3 posted 611 days ago

I like it, I might have to make one of these when I get time.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#4 posted 611 days ago

Incomparable and Luminous kind of work! The crack design looks great, good remembering!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 610 days ago

I’ve seen several of these and yours is especially nice. Never worked with Lyptus but it looks nice on this piece.

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

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#6 posted 610 days ago

I’m going to make one of these …when I develop mad-skills (in about 20 yrs) !

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 610 days ago

I assume you’re making another one now :-)

Good job. Always makes you feel better when it sells quickly.

-- 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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#8 posted 610 days ago

@ Monte One of the other members ordered one for his wife so I will be making another one soon. I will also make more for my show next year.

Thanks to all for the nice comments.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#9 posted 610 days ago

great looking box

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#10 posted 610 days ago

awesome box.very unique.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#11 posted 609 days ago

Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Posting.


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#12 posted 608 days ago

Very unique but cool looking. Great idea and nice job.

-- Ben from IL

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