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Project by PJ72 posted 06-16-2013 05:42 PM 1177 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Keepsake boxes. Made for my girls based on the woodsmith design. It was fun to try out splined miters – had not done that before. Both boxes are made of maple one stained with Vermont maple and the other with red-mahogony and finished with poly.

-- PJ





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Dave777

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#1 posted 06-16-2013 07:50 PM

Elegant boxes and wonderful gifts

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 06-16-2013 10:48 PM

2 lovely boxes and 2 beautiful gifts…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 06-17-2013 12:53 AM

I like that tapered sides design. I’m not usually a fan of stain but yours really worked well on that maple.

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

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 06-17-2013 02:06 AM

Nice job! Love the tapers.

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

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#5 posted 06-17-2013 02:22 AM

Very nice design, great workmanship.

-- Tom D

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Chad256

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#6 posted 06-17-2013 03:34 PM

That is a great looking pair of boxes. I like the look you got with the stain. Also love the tapered and splined corners! Great execution!

-- -- Chad -- T&C Woodworks

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#7 posted 06-17-2013 04:20 PM

A beautiful box nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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