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Project by jeepersparky posted 274 days ago 981 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my friend who has had a lot of life altering challenges lately. I know he collects guns so I made the top with my cnc machine. The sides I used through dovetails. The bubinga is a nice wood to show off any details. Thanks for looking.





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maplerock

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#1 posted 274 days ago

wow! I’m sure he will love it. Impressive piece of work Sparky.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#2 posted 274 days ago

Nice work !
I have to agree the detail work certainly is impressive

-- Regards Robert

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 274 days ago

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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MShort

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#4 posted 273 days ago

Excellent detail for the box lid. Well done !!!

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

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#5 posted 273 days ago

Very nicely done—those CNC machines really produce some great detail!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 273 days ago

WOW, that is one beautiful box. I love the top inlay carving. It really makes it special!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 273 days ago

That is a wonderful box and 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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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 267 days ago

Cool box! Great idea on the lid, nice carving and pretty joints. I’m sure your friend appreciates it. Great work!

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jeepersparky

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#9 posted 196 days ago

Unfortunately my friend passed away, but I was honored that the family wanted to use this as an urn for Bob’s ashes

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