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THIRTY YEARS AGO

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Project by kiefer posted 12-01-2013 07:29 PM 1981 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a one of several boxes I build thirty years ago and they are all still in good condition after my daughters put them through the mill but now they appreciate them .
Made in the days when oak was the wood of choice and hardware like a magnetic catch was hard to find .
The boxes are made from solid oak and oak veneer over ply and MDF with piano hinges and magnetic catches .
The interior is lined with red velvet including a ring drawer which is foam with liner
Stain and varnish are the finish .
Size is 13”H x 15” W x 7”D

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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#1 posted 12-01-2013 07:34 PM

Looks mighty fine Kiefer,I guess you were 5 years old ,your only 35 ? Right :))

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#2 posted 12-01-2013 07:38 PM

Well I wish Jim but thanks for thinking of me that way .
It seems like yesterday that I made these ,it sure went by quick but its nice to look back at the projects from those days .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#3 posted 12-01-2013 07:57 PM

Flash as a rat with a gold tooth… very nice indeed..

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#4 posted 12-01-2013 09:06 PM

Well made, used and now apprechiated

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 12-01-2013 09:45 PM

Ageless design and very nicely done Kiefer.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 12-01-2013 10:08 PM

That is awesome buddy. Your quality and craftsmanship and attention to detail is what made this project stand the test of time, no doubt. Great job buddy and thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 12-01-2013 10:21 PM

Wow! That is a beautiful piece and sure has “quality” written all over it. Man, it has weathered 30 years just fine!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 12-01-2013 11:26 PM

Very nice, I hope to make my daughters something that will last them 30 years!

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#9 posted 12-01-2013 11:49 PM

Lovely design and amazing craftmanship.
Thank you for sharing

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#10 posted 12-02-2013 12:37 AM

Hey Klaus, that is even older than this one
Looks like it held up a little better as well.

It is always nice to look back at what we’ve made in our lives. Give yourself a pat on the back for me.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#11 posted 12-02-2013 01:04 AM

Very impressive work for a 5 year old!

Those curved doors would be impossible for me.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#12 posted 12-02-2013 02:57 AM

Very well made and stylish yet 30 years later!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for sharing!!..................Jim

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

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#13 posted 12-02-2013 03:17 AM

Is oak not the wood of choice anymore? Damn I guess the project I’m working on will make good firewood then haha. Looks like it was built yesterday… a tribute to fine craftsmanship. Very stylish, I agree.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#14 posted 12-02-2013 12:10 PM

30 years later and still looking like new…excellent craftsmanship.

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

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#15 posted 12-02-2013 05:30 PM

And, still very attractive—nicely done!

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