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Bob Burns Memorial Box

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Project by Skylark53 posted 186 days ago 759 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this box for my young neighbors, Brayton and Harrison, in memory of their late grandad, Bob Burns. Bob was a woodworker and the box will house his WOODSMITH shop book collection. The box is pretty simple, of birch plywood and walnut, finished with clear lacquer. RIP Bob Burns. Your grandsons are sure to honor your good name.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16





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Gary

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#1 posted 186 days ago

Really nice, Rick. They should be quite proud of it

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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RickL

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#2 posted 186 days ago

Excellent job Rick and a lasting memories for the family.

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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Hacksaw007

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#3 posted 186 days ago

You are a great guy, what a great project for the shop and the heart. Thanks for sharing.

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 186 days ago

great job, looks great

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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NormG

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#5 posted 186 days ago

Wonderful job

-- Norman

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tonybrews

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#6 posted 186 days ago

Wonderful tribute. I would be grateful to have you as a neighbor.

-- Tony, Colorado, tonybrews@comcast.net

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tomakazi

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#7 posted 186 days ago

A very nice tribute! RIP Bob.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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Brett

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#8 posted 186 days ago

What a thoughtful gift, Rick. The box is beautiful and will be cherished for a long time for the memories that it brings. Thanks for sharing!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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mariva57

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#9 posted 185 days ago

Compliments Rick, a job done with the heart.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Josh Wilson

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#10 posted 185 days ago

Looks beautiful as always! A great project that they will cherish for years

-- Jdubb designs

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tefinn

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#11 posted 185 days ago

A fitting memorial to a woodworker. Nice work.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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justoneofme

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#12 posted 175 days ago

What a lovely way to keep their grandfather’s memory alive Rick. Purpose, memories and love bound together in this very beautiful box you made especially for them. A wonderful gift you have given!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 175 days ago

It’s a beautiful box and I’m sure that they will always appreciate it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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