Keepsake Box

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Project by Christian Holihan posted 07-10-2013 03:28 PM 1161 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first box. I used an random piece from my firewood pile for the sides. (I think it is Hackberry). Black Walnut for the top and bottom. Hand cut dovetails. I even made my own rabbet plane to finish the project.

It will be a lovely birthday gift for my daughter.

-- Nobody deserves particle board |

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#1 posted 07-10-2013 03:59 PM

Wow, looks great, how is the bottom attached ?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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Christian Holihan

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#2 posted 07-10-2013 07:04 PM

The bottom is rabbeted and the glued

-- Nobody deserves particle board |

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#3 posted 07-10-2013 07:17 PM

Great looking box. Your daughter will love it for sure.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 07-10-2013 07:28 PM

Excellent box, I really like the grain of the wood. Compliments.

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

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#5 posted 07-11-2013 02:11 AM

really nice looking box. The wood pile piece of wood has really good grain texture, very nice.

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

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#6 posted 07-11-2013 02:56 AM

Beautiful work, Welcome to LJ’s

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

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