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Project by bowtie posted 02-19-2012 11:23 PM 2660 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this cedar heart box for one of our daughters whose birthday is 02-14. The double sided tape I had wouldn’t hold the template to the cedar so I countersank 4 holes in the template and screwed it to some scrap to lock them together. This was after work on 02-13. I have a serious procrastination disorder!
Thanks for lookin,

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#1 posted 02-19-2012 11:41 PM

Wow now that’s cool,I like the design and step by step photo’s GREAT JOB.


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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 02-19-2012 11:42 PM

I have same disorder. Came out beautifully.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 02-19-2012 11:47 PM

Good idea, Looks great.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 11:47 PM

Necessity is the mother of invention!

I too suffer from APS (Acute Procrastination Syndrome), maybe we can organize a “Charity Drive” and split the money!!! I’ll contact you tomorrow or…...

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#5 posted 02-20-2012 12:01 AM

That’s a beautiful box and she’s gonna love it, good job.

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#6 posted 02-20-2012 12:30 AM

love the box! thanks for sharing your methods…

I really like the matching grain in the cedar, too! very pretty!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#7 posted 02-20-2012 12:35 AM

That was fun to look at-to see how you made the box.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#8 posted 02-20-2012 12:37 AM

Nice box. I kind of liked the pattern made by the forstner bit in the cedar.
I too suffer from a certain level of procrastination. One of these days I will seek help for it though.

-- Mel,

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#9 posted 02-20-2012 01:39 AM

Great idea for the young granddaughters…......Thanks
Cedar goes well with the heart idea.
Wondered why you didn’t clamp the wood to workbench or drill press table. When I need to temporarily hold pieces for intarsia and double sided tape doesn’t work, I use fun tack. You know the stuff that looks like silly putty, accidentally invented and used for tacking. After a while too much sanding dust ruins it and it’s garbage. It does work well for the delicate items and uses.

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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#10 posted 02-20-2012 01:47 AM

great box

nice process

she will love it !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 02-20-2012 01:49 AM

thanks all for the comments, dee2 i think i’ll get some fun tack, maybe tomorrow?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#12 posted 02-20-2012 12:11 PM

I was going to tackle my procrastination problem, I just never got around to it.

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#13 posted 07-22-2014 02:01 AM

You really do some nice work.

-- Leonard H.

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