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Cherry and Maple Burl Tansu Styled Record Case.

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Project by JeremyMorgan posted 08-05-2013 04:05 AM 1099 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this project which will be a gift for a friend who is DJ’ing our wedding later this summer. This was the first project that I have done starting with rough lumber. I found the cherry most enjoyable to work and love the way it looks. The Burl on the lid was from a chunk that I bought off Ebay. it really came alive once I put some oil on it. Cutting the veneers and glueing up the panel was another new experience. Certainly learned a lot there.

I’ve got some more pictures and ramblings here

edit: I’ve added a couple pictures of the case in use that I received from it’s recipient.

-- Jeremy Morgan, CO Front Range, http://lifeonwallst.blogspot.com/





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 08-05-2013 05:02 AM

good job

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 08-05-2013 03:54 PM

Very nice record case it look awesome. The burl on the lid is excellent, the colour is beautiful…well done.

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

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rustythebailiff

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#3 posted 08-06-2013 12:24 AM

Love the joints, rabbeted dovetails, excellent!

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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JeremyMorgan

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#4 posted 08-06-2013 02:01 AM

Thanks, I went with the rabbeted DT to make cutting the groove for the bottom/rabbet for the top easier as they could all be through….turns out the rabbeted dovetails were a lot more work than just making stopped grooves. If I were to build another one of these I would just go with 1/2” stock for the sides which would shave a bit of weight off to, although the case isn’t terribly heavy as it is.

This was my first time using Burl in a project but it certainly won’t be my last…love the look.

-- Jeremy Morgan, CO Front Range, http://lifeonwallst.blogspot.com/

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#5 posted 08-08-2013 03:29 PM

That looks awesome! Great design and joinery. Love the top, cherry and the hardware. Impressive work!

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