Little box for my granddaughter

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Project by MichaelT77 posted 01-08-2014 03:05 AM 893 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little box made of cherry. Hand cut dovetails. Inside compartment is maple, and the bottom is poplar. Mostly made from scraps I had in the basement. Shellac finish. Looking at the photo of the lid, I noticed that the grain looks a little like a girl’s face. Quite unintentional on my part, but it’s interesting.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA

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#1 posted 01-08-2014 03:49 AM

Very nice work,,looks like the wind is blowing her hair back.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#2 posted 01-08-2014 04:30 AM

Talk about letting the wood speak to you, you’ve really done a fine job of listening. Very nice work also.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 01-08-2014 05:02 AM

Very nice job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-08-2014 11:27 AM

Very nice box, beautiful wood, joinery and finish…great job, thanks for sharing.

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

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#5 posted 01-08-2014 03:19 PM

Great job. My wife wants me to make some boxes similar to this.

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#6 posted 01-09-2014 01:04 AM

There is a lil girl in that lid. Way kool. Grndkiddos are gr8! She’ll luv it.

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

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#7 posted 01-13-2014 03:13 PM

Awesome box! Wonderful top, great joints and beautiful finish. Very lucky kid and great job GrandPa!

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