Ash and Mahogany keepsake box

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Project by Norman1 posted 05-20-2013 09:03 PM 1851 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently completed ash and mahogany keepsake box. The top is a significantly raised panel style top to give the box more interesting appearance from a distance. The particitions are made of maple and are cut to side but not glued into the box. The dovetails are hand cut and the box is finished with 5 thin coats of hand rubbed oil.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#1 posted 05-20-2013 09:13 PM

Very nice keepsake. Ash is one of my favorite woods.

-- Bob, Michigan

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#2 posted 05-20-2013 09:22 PM

Nice job

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

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#4 posted 05-21-2013 03:41 AM

Wonderful box.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-21-2013 06:09 AM

Amazing and beautiful box you made.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#6 posted 05-21-2013 07:48 AM

Work carried out with great precision.

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

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#7 posted 05-23-2013 04:35 PM

It’s a beautiful box! Has clean lines and great dovetails, like the top most. Truly a keeper!

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#8 posted 05-27-2013 08:28 PM

Very nice!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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