Ballot box

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Project by Ken Dixon posted 509 days ago 789 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This 18”X16”X12” ballet box is made for a local elementary school using maple and butternut.
It features mitered corners with dovetale keys and a hidden pull out tray to hide the key.
It’s finished with shellac and wipe on oil/polly. mix.

-- Ken, Kanata Ont. Canada

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#1 posted 508 days ago

Great job. Love the contrast in the wood, and the grain.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#2 posted 508 days ago

I’d vote for the box. :)

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#3 posted 508 days ago

What are they voting on? Those really crisp mitred corners or the imaginative key placement and style? We don’t see all that many ballot boxes here but this is a landslide winner.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#4 posted 505 days ago

What a wonderful piece! Like the dovetails and the choice of contrasting woods. Well done!

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