Retirement Seachest

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Retirement Seachest

Postby chrisco » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:45 pm

Just wanted to share a commissioned project that I recently finished. I haven't been using Aspire for that long but managed to modify the dive helmet from designandmake and turn it into a 1st Class Dive pin. Everything is made from Jatoba and the models were cut with an Amana tools 1/16 tapered ball nose. The dovetails were cut by hand and all hinges and the mortise lock were done with hand tools. The only thing I did not make were the rope beckets, I sourced those from Etsy. It was a challenge and a pleasure to make this for a friend.
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby Rcnewcomb » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:59 pm

Very nice use of Jatoba for this project.
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby scottp55 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:52 am

Beautiful piece of work you did!
And Jatoba ages gracefully :)
Well Done!
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby garylmast » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:54 am

Nice job. Well done.
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby dwilli9013 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:57 pm

Very nice from all points.
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby Leo » Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:01 pm

Very cool indeed - love the finishes
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby aifeliciano » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:38 pm

Nice indeed. Can these models be used in V-Carve Pro also? I have a project for my niece.
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby chrisco » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:22 am

When you get them from designandmake you get to pick the file type to download.
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby RebeccaJ » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:09 am

Beautiful Work!
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby kp91 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:47 pm

awesome piece
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby Creation in Wood » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:40 pm

Beautiful job
Thank You
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Re: Retirement Seachest

Postby scubanimal » Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:33 pm

That is really a beautiful piece, I really understand the honor and feeling of doing a nice piece for a retiring service member. Great job. I'm sure he'll treasure it, and the memories for the rest of his life.
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