A box for my brother

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Project by DanielP posted 325 days ago 933 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

He helped me put my roof on….actually I helped him put my roof on, so I made him this box in appreciation. He and I are into gold prospecting so this box is designed to hold vials of gold. It measures 3”H 4 1/4D 6 3/8L.

.........The top panel is Pregola Rosa, sides are Jatoba, inlay on top is purpleheart and thin strip of bloodwood. Compartments are purpleheart and ash. Bottom is Wenge..which I laminated for stability.

.....I made several mistakes which created a lot more work than should have been but, it was a learning experience..

....Thanks for looking.


-- Dan P.

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#1 posted 325 days ago

That would be Peroba Rosa not Pergola. Gotta get the vertical thing straightened out.


-- Dan P.

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#2 posted 325 days ago

Nice box Dan…well done.
I don’t know Dan…stand on one leg tilt your head to the left, the pics look great…LOL

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

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#3 posted 324 days ago

Nice to have a handy brother. That’s a real fine looking thank you he’ll have a long time.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#4 posted 324 days ago

Thanks guys, back to the workbench..

-- Dan P.

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#5 posted 324 days ago

It’s very nice. I hope that you fill it full of gold.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 322 days ago

Beautiful and well crafted box! Great wood combo, the purple heart really stand out. I’m sure your brother likes it.

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