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Project by Terry Ferguson posted 452 days ago 1071 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This will be a birthday present for a good friend – hope to surprise her with it (if she doesn’t look at this web site). Joinery: box joints, mortise and tenon, and miter splines. Wood species: maple, walnut, cherry, and white oak with character – as usual from scraps and found wood.
Tan felt on bottoms.
9 1/4” wide, 10 3/8” wide, 5 1/4” high. White oak lid panel is 3/32” proud.
Natural Danish Oil + WB Poly.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 452 days ago

I like the transition in color with the wood grain! Good luck and hope you surprise her!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 452 days ago

The color combination is great. Great looking box.

-- 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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Bradford

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#3 posted 452 days ago

I love the lift out tray and the grain patterns. (everyone knows how I love box joints) yours are perfect.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Roger

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#4 posted 451 days ago

Really nice, and I like the wood combos. Nice box joints as well

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 451 days ago

Great job looks great and your friend will love it.

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

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 451 days ago

You have a lot of effort in that one with all the varied joinery showcased. I like it a lot.

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

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 448 days ago

Wonderful box! Like the wood colors, joints and the many compartments including the lift out tray. I’m sure she’ll love it.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 448 days ago

It’s very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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HorizontalMike

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#9 posted 433 days ago

Looks like much fun! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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