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A couple of boxes for a customer

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Project by TonyInGuam posted 05-16-2013 10:23 AM 1177 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A customer had asked the wife for a couple of keep sake boxes for her two boys and sent us a pic of a tiny music box. I took the pic and expanded the dimensions and came up with these two boxes. I made them the hard way with a floating bottom and later added the mitered trim to match the lid. The boxes have dovetailed corners made with the General Tools dovetail jig. The dovetails on these boxes were my best by far, very tight fit. The boxes are stained with a couple coats of poly. The wood is poplar and the dimensions are 12 long X 8 deep X 6.5 high. My wife added their names with vinyl and I poly’d over the top. Enjoy the pics, Tony

-- Tony





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#1 posted 05-16-2013 01:20 PM

Really nice boxes.Beautiful finishing.

-- Walnut Junky

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#2 posted 05-16-2013 04:25 PM

The boxes came out really nice – well done. That finish is outstanding.

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

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#3 posted 05-16-2013 04:48 PM

Very nice work Tony

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-17-2013 04:20 AM

Very nice looking boxes Tony

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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