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Project by Dan'um Style posted 154 days ago 2320 views 15 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 154 days ago

Unique design oh Danny boy :)

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littlecope

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#2 posted 154 days ago

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 154 days ago

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 154 days ago

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 154 days ago

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

-- Bill....... I listen very closely to the timber and then impose my will.

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 154 days ago

Great design. Great job.

-- 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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whitebeast88

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#7 posted 154 days ago

VERY NICE,GREAT BOX…

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Dan'um Style

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#8 posted 154 days ago

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 154 days ago

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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Dave777

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#10 posted 154 days ago

super.
Dave

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

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reedwood

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#11 posted 154 days ago

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

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Mike

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#12 posted 154 days ago

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 154 days ago

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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Ken90712

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#14 posted 154 days ago

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 154 days ago

Very nice.

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

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