Al, welcome to Lumber Jocks. You have a very artistic approach to woodworking and a great eye. I like your designs and your willingness to try different ideas and techniques. You are more fond of hardware than I am, but everyone is entitled to his or her own taste…especially in making boxes.
I really appreciate that your boxes are designed to do some specific task or to organize something. Nice work there. Congratulations on getting a "Top Three" on your first posting. Nice achievement. Thanks for sharing your work with us. These are lovely presents for your family, and I am sure they are works of love. Keep boxing and keep posting.