Christmas Hope

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Project by JoeyG posted 12-15-2013 02:51 AM 735 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this just in time to try and help out a family in need. Hopefully it will bring in a few dollars to help them out.

One of a kind hand crafted artisan box made to assist Angie’s family while she recovers from a recent accident and traumatic brain injury. Read her story here:
Birdseye maple with Walnut burl cross with an aromatic cedar lining.
Approximate size 6×10x4 tall.
Silent Auction will Take place until 12/17 Monday at 9pm EST. Box will ship within 24 hours of payment received via Priority Mail.
Opening Bid is 75$, more than half off the retail value.
Please send silent bids to subject Christmas Hope. please include your name and email so we can contact the winning bidder.
We will update this thread throughout the day with the current high bid.
Please share!

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 03:54 AM

Great looking box.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 08:26 AM

A very nicely made box Joey and a wonderful thought….thanks for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 12-15-2013 09:31 AM

Nice and nice. We’ll done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 12-15-2013 11:18 AM

Nice maple! The cross is perfect and I hope you get a bidding war on it. Good job and a good cause.

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

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#5 posted 12-15-2013 02:01 PM

Nice box. Good luck with the auction

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 12-15-2013 03:55 PM

Thanks everyone. These pictures suck and barely catch the real beauty of the wood.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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

Well, it’s a great box and I hope that it helps her out.

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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#8 posted 12-16-2013 04:34 AM

The cross looks nice on top.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 12-17-2013 12:49 AM

Beautiful work with an awesome cause

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

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#10 posted 12-17-2013 04:56 PM

Thank you. It auction is still open until 9pm EST tonight, but even if it ended now, I did pretty well for the family.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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