Treasure chest (jewelry box)

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Project by Leroy5 posted 12-24-2017 05:48 AM 1259 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A rush job for Christmas for my 4-year-old granddaughter. I’ve probably got 10-12 hours in it. The primary material is wire-brushed prefinished engineered flooring. The pattern blocks were left over from a couple big projects a few years ago. There are lots of screwups, so don’t look too closely BUT IT IS DONE ON TIME!

-- Leroy

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#1 posted 12-24-2017 06:37 AM

I don’t see screwups only magnificant box with fantastic patterns.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-24-2017 01:03 PM

looks good to me!!!

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#3 posted 12-24-2017 02:44 PM

Looks to me like the box is the treasure. A 4 year old will not notice the screw-ups but will fill it with memories and treasure it for years to come. Thanks for posting and Merry Christmas.

-- Leafherder

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#4 posted 12-24-2017 03:05 PM

Beautiful indeed! That’ll be a lifetime treasure for sure.

-- "Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill

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#5 posted 12-24-2017 03:19 PM

That patterning is real cool!

I got a chuckle out of your second photo. The black glove and camera angle makes it look like a burglar had a head camera and was riffling through your house looking for jewelry (and found none!).

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#6 posted 12-24-2017 03:27 PM

She won’t notice any screwups, she will just remember grandpa made it for her, good job.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#7 posted 12-24-2017 06:18 PM

These boxes are so beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 12-24-2017 11:34 PM

I see no problems. Just a beautiful and unique box!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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