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Project by snoman1973 posted 341 days ago 2097 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This small chest came to mind after seeing that I had 2 pieces of hemlock fir 2×4 available and other assorted wood pieces. The main body is the fir, the legs are pieces of oak stake, and the scroll work in the lid is a piece of re-purposed old cedar fence board. The chest sits 4 in. tall by 11 in. wide by 3 1/2 in. deep.

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 341 days ago

Now that is one cool piece. Excellent craftsmanship and I like it!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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snoman1973

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#2 posted 341 days ago

THANK YOU! Since I’m still very new to woodworking I’m sure i did quite a few things the wrong way. But hey…it’s all a learning process right?

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 341 days ago

Very nice. In looking at your pictures I get the idea this was all cut on the Scroll Saw…is that correct?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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snoman1973

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#4 posted 341 days ago

Yes for the most part is was. The 2×4’s were cut to thickness and length on the band saw. The legs, lid knot work and the hollowing out of the 2×4’s were all done on the scroll saw :)

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....

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stefang

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#5 posted 341 days ago

I like the originality of this box very much. After looking at your other projects I can see that you definitely have a talent for design, a rare thing. That should make it fun to see how your work develops over time. I expect we will see some awesome things from you before long.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 341 days ago

What a wonderful design
It is crying out for some paint effect
A very unique box
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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deon

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#7 posted 341 days ago

Great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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Sanding2day

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#8 posted 341 days ago

Awesome… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 341 days ago

Fantastic design great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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snoman1973

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#10 posted 340 days ago

I really appreciate all the compliments guys. :)

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....

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