Coin Box

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Project by Dennis Zongker posted 10-11-2019 12:12 PM 870 views 7 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This coin box is made out of quilted bubinga hardwood with chestnut burl veneer. The inside top and bottom has quilted bubinga burl veneer, the banding and Splined dovetail joints are made out of solid black ebony.

I made this box for a book that I wrote ” Wooden Boxes”, I keep my coin collection in this box. This box was one of the most enjoyable projects to make. Thank you for looking, and happy woodworking!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 10-11-2019 12:22 PM

A thing of beauty. Very nice.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#2 posted 10-11-2019 01:01 PM


What a beautiful way to store and display your coins. Every detail is perfect.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#3 posted 10-11-2019 01:25 PM

Totally impressive piece of art and functional !

-- Kiefer

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#4 posted 10-11-2019 01:31 PM

Beautiful work!

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#5 posted 10-11-2019 01:39 PM

Wow!, Serious features and workmanship, nice going Dennis 8^)

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#6 posted 10-11-2019 01:44 PM

you did it again WOW me wood detail is fantastic GREAT JOB :<))) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 10-11-2019 02:02 PM

This is a very beautiful box Dennis

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#8 posted 10-11-2019 02:09 PM

+1 AOA. Now thats museum-grade quality!


-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: It is wiser to find out, than to suppose (S. Clemens)

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#9 posted 10-11-2019 03:04 PM

Wow! People are going to be impressed with your collection even before the box is opened!!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 10-11-2019 03:29 PM

That’s absolutely beautiful Dennis … even without your coin collection! :)

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#11 posted 10-11-2019 07:20 PM

Beautiful box. I collected junk silver and eagles since the early seventies. retired in 2014 and sold buckets of silver coins and paid for a home in the woods of Wisconsin with the proceeds.

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#12 posted 10-11-2019 07:44 PM

absolutely stunning !!

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#13 posted 10-11-2019 08:17 PM

Dennis, that is really really good! I thought it was a watch box at first ( I’m in the process of making). Thanks for posting.

-- Petey

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#14 posted 10-11-2019 08:37 PM

Wonderfully done! It’s beautiful.

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

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