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Project by Christopher posted 04-26-2009 06:24 PM 5569 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this project last fall and I promised the guy who purchased it that it would be done within a month, that did not happen. I wasn’t sure of exactly how I wanted this to end up looking in the end so I kept changing directions mid-project. The future owner came over a few times and wanted certain changes as well. He is very happy now and assures me that it was worth the wait. All that said, I am happy with the result now that the finish is cooperating. Maple with bloodwood and purpleheart accents. The interior removable tote-thing is all poplar which will be used to hold his airbrush supplies.





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 04-26-2009 06:34 PM

An excellent piece of craftsmanship Christopher.

I can see why your client is very satisfied

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#2 posted 04-26-2009 06:50 PM

Nicely done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 04-26-2009 07:09 PM

Great job : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 04-26-2009 07:13 PM

Very nice. What is the finish? Looks like you got it nice ‘n shiny.

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Dadoo

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#5 posted 04-26-2009 08:03 PM

Pretty slick lookin’ box there!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 04-26-2009 08:12 PM

A great looking box. You did a great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Christopher

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#7 posted 04-26-2009 08:43 PM

Thank you for all the wonderful comments guys! tpastore-I used two coats of brush on poly then sanded with 600 grit sandpaper, then 5 coats of wipe on poly with 600 grit sanding between coats as needed.

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JuniorJoiner

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#8 posted 04-26-2009 09:04 PM

great project, nice commission.
thanks for sharing.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 04-26-2009 11:29 PM

Looks great nicely detailed work.

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 04-26-2009 11:47 PM

Nice looking box. Thanks for posting. Did you ever get pictures and sizes for the dental cabinet for me?

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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mzmac

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#11 posted 04-27-2009 12:41 AM

Stunning! Nice job

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Chris

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#12 posted 04-27-2009 03:06 AM

Looks great! What are the overall dimensions?

-- Chris

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prez

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#13 posted 04-27-2009 03:20 AM

ok….I’ve got to be the first to ask the dump question…...what’s it for???

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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tinnman65

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#14 posted 04-27-2009 03:42 AM

That finish is like glass! Great job

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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flcopper169

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#15 posted 04-27-2009 03:45 AM

Nice box…. I love the finish ….It should be perfect for that airbrush and supplies…

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, [email protected]

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