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Project by jeffswildwood posted 02-01-2013 01:33 AM 1290 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box I may for my Sons girlfriend. I had quite a bit of scrap in my shop and was between orders so I decided to do something nice for her. I tried a lot of new skills on this so I guess it was a skill builder also. First is the arch top. First one I ever did. Thanks for the tip JohnnyRThrottle. Also using my kreg jig. Box measures 15 inches wide, 11.75 inches deep and 8 inches tall. In all there are 54 parts in here counting the tray.





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#1 posted 02-01-2013 02:08 AM

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#2 posted 02-01-2013 12:54 PM

Nicely done. She should love it.

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

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#3 posted 02-01-2013 05:23 PM

I’m glad I could help. You did a great job and it looks fantastic. I really like the design. I actually did a similar looking box with the sides like that. I wish I could get some picture of it to show you. Anyways, I hope she enjoys it. Good luck with your future boxes. Johnny”R”

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#4 posted 02-01-2013 08:40 PM

Excellent box, beautiful design.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#5 posted 02-01-2013 08:42 PM

This is one beautiful and mighty box, she will love this, it can store a lot of small stuff.

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#6 posted 02-02-2013 01:33 PM

Thanks for the kind comments. I think she really will like this. I know she paints and does photography work so this should fit the bill nicely. Strong enough to hold any camera gear safely or her paints neatly with brushes on top. Thanks for looking!

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#7 posted 04-03-2014 01:38 PM

I really like this a lot. If you don’t mind me asking, how did you end up doing the curved top? I’ve searched through JohnnyRThrottle’s stuff and haven’t been able to find anything about it.

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#8 posted 04-03-2014 02:49 PM

It’s very nice and will make a great gift.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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