Wedding gift to my wife

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Project by Quartzee posted 12-31-2013 03:59 PM 1196 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first real project that I built for my wife as a gift to open on the wedding day. Our wedding was in June but I’ve been meaning to post some pictures. It’s made of cherry and Brazilian cherry and has a natural danish oil finish.

I learned a whole lot during this project and I’m getting ready to start a hope chest as a gift for a friends wedding this summer.

Here is a link to the pictures of the build process:

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#1 posted 12-31-2013 05:35 PM

It’s a nice attractive box and I’ll bet your wife was thrilled.

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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#2 posted 12-31-2013 06:43 PM

I love this box. It is beautiful. You did a wonderful job

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#3 posted 12-31-2013 07:35 PM

Great job!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 12-31-2013 08:54 PM

I think you learned a lot more than woodworking skills…


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

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#5 posted 12-31-2013 10:08 PM

Great Job! Love the dove tails.

-- "Yer young, you got yer health, what do you want with a JOB?"

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#6 posted 01-02-2014 03:49 AM

Well done – the woodworking and the sentiment! Awesome!

-- God bless! Freddo (Northern - NJ) Our Creator designed us to create - so use WOOD!

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