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Project by wdkits1 posted 02-11-2014 04:49 PM 545 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Everyone
I was asked to create a special keepsake chest for a couple in memory of their first child.
The chest is made from Peruvian Walnut and measures 28” x 16” x 10”. The Memorial Plaque is made from Holly and laser engraved. Although I had to learn a few new techniques in the construction of this project I can’t say this was a fun project.

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/





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dq2

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#1 posted 02-11-2014 04:53 PM

This is beautiful. Nice work.

-- - DQ in Phoenix -

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McCoy's Woodworking

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 04:53 PM

That’s a beautiful chest. I hate the circumstances, but it’s a beautiful build. Nice and tight workmanship. Well done, Sir.

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin

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grizzman

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 05:37 PM

oh come on mike, this is great, cant the old dog learn a few new tricks…lol…well to me it sure looks good and im sure they will love it.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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#4 posted 02-12-2014 01:50 AM

Beautifully done, and a very special box. Fantastic Mike

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Rick

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#5 posted 02-13-2014 12:14 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed Mike! Thanks for Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 02-17-2014 05:08 PM

It’s a lovely and well made chest. Great design, tight joints, clean lines and like the drawer. Great job!

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 02-17-2014 05:08 PM

It’s a lovely and well made chest. Great design, tight joints, clean lines and like the drawer. Great job!

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 02-17-2014 06:31 PM

This turned out great. It’s beautiful.

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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