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Oak and Walnut Mission Style Box

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 11-17-2013 01:31 AM 2830 views 17 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch


Brass hardware came from Van Dykes



Finish is Walmart Rattle Can Lacquer. Several coats.

Not sure what to line it with … I have some hide on leather, but my wife thinks felt would be be best.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 01:41 AM

Unique design oh Danny boy :)

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littlecope

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#2 posted 11-17-2013 01:56 AM

I like the embellishments Dan; i.e., the Banding, the large Splines, and the heavy Hardware…
With the thick walls, and all the features, it has a strong, bold look…
You have a style all your own Sir, Great Work as always!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 11-17-2013 01:59 AM

Nice out of the box work ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 11-17-2013 02:00 AM

great looking box. It looks like a strong box. very cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Texcaster

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#5 posted 11-17-2013 02:01 AM

Lovely box, heaps of personality. I think the hardware changes the scale a lot.

-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits

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#6 posted 11-17-2013 02:11 AM

Great design. Great job.

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

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#7 posted 11-17-2013 02:32 AM

VERY NICE,GREAT BOX…

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 11-17-2013 02:48 AM

Thanks Guys. I enjoyed making this piece. This one went pretty quick. Call it a Saturday fun box.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Karson

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#9 posted 11-17-2013 03:29 AM

Nice job Dan.

Great looking box.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#10 posted 11-17-2013 04:11 AM

super.
Dave

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

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reedwood

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#11 posted 11-17-2013 01:10 PM

Neat! The ribbons made me take a look. It reminds me a an old steam trunk.

I like the 1/4 sawn oak with kerfed edges, giving it a more rustic, almost medieval treasure chest look to it.

nice project, thanks for sharing!

-- Mark - I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude.

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Mike

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#12 posted 11-17-2013 01:35 PM

Beautiful box! I also like the banding and the old school steamer trunk look! Awesome! Now my wife and daughter both want one..thanks a lot!!

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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Tooch

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#13 posted 11-17-2013 01:47 PM

Nice box, love the walnut trim. I love those hinges too, I just wish you could buy shorter screws for them to use with thinner wood.

Great job!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#14 posted 11-17-2013 02:52 PM

Nice job love the design….. Well done….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Diwayne

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#15 posted 11-17-2013 02:57 PM

Very nice.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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