Going away gift!

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Project by Pdub posted 12-19-2016 04:33 PM 1381 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a going away gift for a co-worker of hers. This box is made of cherry with walnut accents. The inside of the lid was engraved at the Base hobby shop. The box is approximately 12” X 9” X 6”. I applied a seal coat and several coats of gloss poly. My wife liked it so hopefully her co-worker will also.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#1 posted 12-19-2016 06:39 PM

Beautiful work. I really like the tray design, different than the normal.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 12-19-2016 11:19 PM

Outstanding build. I’m sure the receiver will luv it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 12-20-2016 12:08 AM

Beautiful job.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 12-20-2016 02:02 PM

I’ll go away if you make a box like that for me ! Just kidding.

Nice work. Not kidding this time.

-- Genghis Khan and his brother Don, couldn't keep on keeping on...

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#5 posted 12-20-2016 02:38 PM



-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#6 posted 12-20-2016 03:56 PM

looks great

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#7 posted 12-21-2016 01:50 AM

Wonderful looking box

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 12-21-2016 03:41 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments. She received it last night and seemed to really like it!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#9 posted 12-22-2016 04:07 PM

Pdub, you did a great job for a fine reason.

Thanks for your service. I almost went to Minot in 1987, but chose Holloman instead.

Best regards from a retired F-15 pilot.


-- Dale

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#10 posted 01-04-2017 03:54 PM

Thanks Dale, and “Thank you” for your service also.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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