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Project by AKDave posted 04-12-2014 02:45 AM 1984 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A casket made from cherry with walnut veneer panels. Lined with white cotton cloth. Carpet remnant in the bottom. I made this casket for my wife, but she just won’t use it!!! She says I will be using mine before she uses hers!!! And, she’s probably right!!!

-- AKDave Chugiak, Alaska, dll38sf@mtaonline.net





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Steve Cherry

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#1 posted 04-12-2014 02:47 AM

Beautiful creation. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve - Seaford, DE

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woodchuckerNJ

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#2 posted 04-12-2014 03:09 AM

Nice, and funny… don’t kill each other over it. ;-)

-- Jeff NJ

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 04-12-2014 12:40 PM

Nice job on it, Dave. I was thinking about making one too .It would be a project I can take with me!!

....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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gsimon

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#4 posted 04-12-2014 01:32 PM

I would think a man has to be pretty OK with himself and his place in the world to make his own casket
It shows a wonderful sense of autonomy and by the looks of this post a great deal of talent to too
Well done

-- Greg Simon

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jacen68

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 01:38 PM

One for the ex please…....., then again this would be too nice. Great job.

-- So much to do, so little time.

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josh

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#6 posted 04-12-2014 01:57 PM

This is nice work. And I’d kill to have a shop like that.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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AlBCuttnWud

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#7 posted 04-12-2014 02:58 PM

Flashlights and candles in case we lose power…..check. Company coming in for the weekend…..extra toilet paper…check. Casket for the wife in case……I guess that’s a check now.

Nice work; truly to die for.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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toyguy

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#8 posted 04-12-2014 03:24 PM

Women never appreciate the things we do for them, But I really like your project, and hope it collects a lot of dust.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 04-12-2014 03:35 PM

Very nice and quite beautiful. Hopefully you’ll both be around for a good long while.

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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DocSavage45

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#10 posted 04-12-2014 03:47 PM

That’s quite a keepsake box sir! :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Schwieb

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#11 posted 04-12-2014 07:05 PM

Wow, nice work! I see you live in Chugiak! I have relative that live there. They are part owners of the Possibilities Shop, a collectibles store that opened recently.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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MRue

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#12 posted 04-12-2014 07:06 PM

Underground furniture

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Bob Areddy

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#13 posted 04-12-2014 07:30 PM

That’s just … odd..

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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AKDave

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#14 posted 04-13-2014 12:31 AM

Hey, ALL,
WOW!!! Thanks for the great response and interest. I ham just astounded. When I decided to do my profile and post my projects of the last 20 or 30 years, I had no idea this would happen. AND you put me into the top three daily. So, I guess I owe a little more explanation on the casket, and the story behind it. It will be on my blog if I can ever figure out how to do it.

Thanks again,
AKDave

-- AKDave Chugiak, Alaska, dll38sf@mtaonline.net

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Grumpymike

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#15 posted 04-13-2014 01:10 AM

Top 3??? no Dave you are in the #1 spot … congrats on a project well done.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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