Collector card box

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Project by DLCW posted 03-12-2011 12:14 AM 3020 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a collectors card storage box I made for my son a couple of years ago. He is an avid “Magic – The Gathering” player and card collector. He has several thousand cards. This box holds 5400 cards and is made from bubinga and curly maple. The internal dividers are adjustable. The box sides are joined using traditional box joinery. The dragon carving is a combination of CNC and hand carving. The finish is hand rubbed arm-r-seal.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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#1 posted 03-12-2011 12:36 AM

Red, Green, Blue, Black, White

Very Nice Box !!! I have had a similar design in mind for Pokemon Cards.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#2 posted 03-12-2011 05:57 AM

Great Job Don!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#3 posted 03-12-2011 06:42 AM

Those woods make a stunning color combo! Very cool box. I need to go find myself some bubinga now.

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#4 posted 03-12-2011 10:49 AM

looks good man

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#5 posted 03-12-2011 04:49 PM

Excellent job on the build & finish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 03-12-2011 05:28 PM

Looks absolutely great Don.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 03-13-2011 01:41 AM

Thank you all for the very kind words. This was a fun project.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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#8 posted 03-13-2011 03:46 AM

As a player of Magic back when it first came out, I think your son will be the envy of the tournament! Just don’t let him wager it LOL

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#10 posted 08-29-2012 02:12 AM

Awesome! Avid plainswalker myself! I will build this!

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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