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Project by AaronSKuehn posted 12-21-2013 09:25 PM 1179 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A colleague asked me to make a box for her husband. Her only requirement was that the inside be large enough for his wallet and keys.

The base is walnut; the body is southern yellow pine with walnut accents; the lid is poplar and the knob on top is walnut and poplar.

-- Aaron





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 12-21-2013 09:28 PM

Rally nice! I think her and her husband will be very happy with your beautiful box!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 09:28 PM

Really awesome work. Great design.

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

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#3 posted 12-22-2013 12:01 AM

Wow, that is awesome.

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#4 posted 12-22-2013 12:28 AM

Nice job with the walnut accents. I have never seen pine look that good!

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#5 posted 12-22-2013 02:27 AM

That is a very good looking box. I really like the wood combinations that you used.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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#6 posted 12-22-2013 03:26 AM

Interesting lines and colors all over. I dig it.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#7 posted 12-22-2013 06:10 AM

Awesome job. Well designed.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#8 posted 12-22-2013 06:13 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 12-22-2013 09:51 AM

great job on the project but REALLY great job on the walnut inlays -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio

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#10 posted 12-22-2013 11:56 AM

Great looking box Aaron, you did an excellent job…well done.

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

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