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Blog entry by Joe Lyddon posted 805 days ago 4320 reads 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As inspired by Steve - Mere Mortals...

I’ve had two pieces of 1/8” scrap Curly Maple & Zebra Wood kicking around my shop for years!
This seemed like a good way to use them… so I made two…
Steve glued his up very quickly & simply… mine, being 1/8” stock was harder to glue-up… but, I made it.

My wife liked the Zebra Wood one… I got the Curly Maple… (big grin)

Here are four pictures of them…

Steve, thank you for posting your Video on this project… It was fun!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"



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redryder

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#1 posted 804 days ago

Nice projects Joe…................

-- mike...............

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Bob Kollman

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#2 posted 804 days ago

Nice Job Joe, now remember the comment I made to Steve, and send me the Zebra wood one…I graduate to adult hood next week>>>>:)

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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308Gap

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#3 posted 804 days ago

Love that zebra wood. The bottoms look solid in the 3rd picture….well done.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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stefang

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#4 posted 804 days ago

These look great Joe. If I every have any extra money to hide, I might want to try out your clever secret compartment idea. I’m not holding my breath until that happens,lol.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Philip

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#5 posted 804 days ago

Very nice. Well done.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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#6 posted 804 days ago

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#7 posted 803 days ago

Please don’t keep you valuables in them Joe, if someone breaks into your home, even if they don’t know about the secret bottom, they’ll steel the boxes anyway because they look so good.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 803 days ago

Harry: LOL… Right now we just have a Buck in each one… in case we need a dollar for that special case… LOL

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Dave

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#9 posted 802 days ago

An outstanding project for scraps Joe. Thank you.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 802 days ago

fun project. Will need to make some of these myself someday. My youngest daughter is a middle-school physics teacher and she would like one of these on her desk.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 712 days ago

Another Great project, I built a pencil box a few days ago. It’s in my project list, it doesn’t have a secret compartment, I tried to keep it really simple. I made my out of 1/2 plywood scraps.

AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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Joe Lyddon

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#12 posted 712 days ago

AJ,

Thank you very much!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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