Poker Chip Storage Box

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Project by Carl Harada posted 11-07-2014 12:55 AM 1520 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Poker Chip Box I made a few years ago for my dad’s 80th birthday.
It’s made of mesquite milled to 1/2” on my Dewalt planer.
This was one of my most difficult and complex projects I’ve ever done but am really pleased with the finished product.
The bottom of the box has a hidden compartment you are able to access by using a magnet at the right location.
I think I remember the plans were from a Wood Magazine issue.

-- John 3:16

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#1 posted 11-07-2014 03:55 AM

I like it – very interesting design with drawer and lift out tray.

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 11-07-2014 12:19 PM

Pretty neat little box. Well done.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#3 posted 11-07-2014 02:50 PM

Nice old fashion design and well made .
I bet your Dad was thrilled with it ,there is nothing like a well made box to make someone happy and smile .


-- Kiefer

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#4 posted 11-07-2014 10:40 PM

Great looking chips box! So, the game’s at your place?!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 11-08-2014 01:24 AM

Great work and beautiful box.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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