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Keeksake Box for a watch

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Project by Danal posted 01-31-2013 12:32 PM 809 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Although I mostly make mugs, I’m a big fan of unusual Jewelry keepsake boxes. I made some of these for
Christmas and birthday gifts, as well as selling in some local Shows, a few years back. I got idea from an old Woodworker magazine. It has a dove tailed spline in the bottom that you have to slide to open. The handle is opitional but I like it with it on. Thanks for looking.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-31-2013 12:46 PM

Really like it. Nice design.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-31-2013 01:08 PM

Sharp looking little Box! Nice work!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 01-31-2013 02:41 PM

That is a cool lid idea. Thanks for sharing!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#4 posted 01-31-2013 03:28 PM

Nice box and cool design. I like it with the handle better that without.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#5 posted 01-31-2013 03:39 PM

A very unique box,good job.

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#6 posted 01-31-2013 04:36 PM

Beautiful wood!The box looks wonderful!

-- "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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#7 posted 01-31-2013 05:22 PM

Gorgeous little box. Yeah I like the sliding dovetail lid and I’m definitely a fan of the handle as well.

What is that, walnut and maple?

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#8 posted 02-01-2013 12:43 AM

That is a cool design.. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 02-01-2013 01:54 AM

Thanks again, working on a new design of this using bandsaw technique.

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#10 posted 02-01-2013 02:32 PM

The box is awesome! Like the design and the wood combo, beautiful handle and even the compartments.

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