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Project by CiscoKid posted 07-14-2013 07:14 PM 2380 views 42 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Something I made for my mother. It is a seven day medication reminder box that will look better on her breakfast table than the plastic thing she is currently using. It is made from bocote and ebony and the pill tray is curly maple with canarywood dividers. Much of this project used small pieces of wood that came from my scrap bin. Hinges are from Brusso. Finish is lacquer. Hope you all like it.

-- Al, Culpeper VA





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GerardoArg1

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#1 posted 07-14-2013 07:20 PM

Beatiful! like me a lot!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Dave777

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#2 posted 07-14-2013 07:38 PM

GREAT box and a great idea to get rid of the plastic thing.

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

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#3 posted 07-14-2013 07:39 PM

Lovely. Both the design and the execution.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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mtenterprises

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#4 posted 07-14-2013 07:56 PM

Excellent idea why have plastic when you can have a quality wood product.
MIKE

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#5 posted 07-14-2013 08:08 PM

Beautiful box, and an even more outstanding idea for all of old farts to keep our wonders of modern medicine organized. Thanks for the post, and I just hope SWMBO doesn’t see this one cause I’ll be in for another project.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 07-14-2013 08:44 PM

That’s a pretty great idea, and lovely execution.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#7 posted 07-14-2013 08:48 PM

Great idea! I have a feeling you might be seeing quite a few of these popping up on this site. I know I just added this to my “must make” list. Thanks for posting.

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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Straightbowed

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#8 posted 07-14-2013 09:55 PM

great lookin box, you tha man, Im gonna make myself one, beautiful wood

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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Andy

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#9 posted 07-14-2013 11:22 PM

Stunning wood!
Your design is very clean and works well with the strong grain.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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Roger

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#10 posted 07-15-2013 12:43 AM

That’s beautiful… But, that’s too much medication

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 07-15-2013 01:04 AM

Beautiful wood. Great workmanship.

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

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#12 posted 07-15-2013 01:31 AM

Beautiful pill box and a great idea… well done

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#13 posted 07-15-2013 01:35 AM

Well done Al. Love the wood choice !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Terry Ferguson

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#14 posted 07-15-2013 03:18 AM

Beautiful wood – excellent craftsmanship – unusual
ends – the elongated shape is very appealing and different
and may be more user friendly.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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#15 posted 07-15-2013 03:24 AM

A wonderful gift and very beautiful.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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