Watch Box

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Project by Skylark53 posted 08-03-2012 04:26 PM 3280 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another project for my son-in-law, Zach, following his design for adequate storage for his watches. The box is cherry and wenge. To line the box, I used the glue and spray flocking which worked very well. This was a Christmas gift in ‘11. Christmas eve I was waxing and buffing the box to put a super slick sheen on when I actually dropped it, destroying the hidden, barrel style hinges, so then I had to repair that and made the switch to the hinges you see here. This turned out very well and is put to good use everyday. Thanks for looking.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#1 posted 08-03-2012 04:36 PM

Very nice box! I would like to have a need for a box to store my extensive watch collection in but…

I don’t have an extensive watch collection! :)

Great box and super bum deal on the broken hidden hinge. At least you kept your cool and salvaged a piece that needed to be completed. I would be proud to own such a nice gift and I am positive that Zach is too! The box just has that MANLY (deep, booming voice) look to it!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#2 posted 08-03-2012 05:29 PM

Excellent my friend, glad to see you getting in the shop. Did you see my message for the plans for the Big Green Egg table you built?

-- Rick, Union,KY

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#3 posted 08-03-2012 07:50 PM

Great work! I love your choice of woods.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#4 posted 08-03-2012 09:25 PM

Good job, Rick. Nice recovery too. I really like the way you did the top

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 08-03-2012 09:46 PM

Beautiful work. A very man-lookin’ box. You did a great job on the whole thing!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 08-03-2012 10:00 PM

Great wood combination and finish. Well done.

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#7 posted 08-04-2012 10:19 AM

Beautiful job on this. I’ll bet it caused some noise pollution when you broke the hinges.nice recovery.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 08-04-2012 03:09 PM

Rick, Nice job!!! Sorry to hear about the mishap on this, but nice recovery! What are the demension on the inside of the dividers? It semms I have a watch fetish as well and have been meaning to make a box for them (9)... Not sure how this happened I suspect its like buying tools LOL Any info would be great! Hope all is well buddy!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 03-19-2013 02:47 AM

My brother’s name is Zach! And…..whoa, that’s a lotta watches.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#10 posted 01-11-2021 12:24 AM

That is very cool! I don’t need one cause I’m a one watch at a time kinda guy!

-- You can lead a horse to water, but don’t look in his mouth! - “Archie Bunker”

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