Pair of Keepsake Boxes

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Project by summerfi posted 12-27-2013 09:28 PM 1111 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pair of fairly plain boxes with lift-off lids that I made for a special purpose. They hold keepsakes left behind by my late parents. Mom’s box is veneered in cherry, Dad’s in figured maple. Both boxes are trimmed in walnut and lined with eastern red cedar veneer. The boxes measure 16”L x 12”W x 9”H.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works

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#1 posted 12-27-2013 09:36 PM

Looks really nice.

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

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#2 posted 12-27-2013 10:58 PM

The boxes are beautiful befitting the special purpose they were made for. Great job.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#3 posted 12-27-2013 11:03 PM

nice work Bob!!

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 02:38 AM

Those look real fine.

-- Gary, Florida

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#5 posted 12-28-2013 03:05 PM

They both turned out great, what a awesome idea.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#6 posted 12-28-2013 03:24 PM

You did a really nice job on these. They are very attractive.

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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#7 posted 01-27-2015 09:03 PM

These are real beauties Bob.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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