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Old 09-13-2017, 09:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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One of the heart surgeons my daughter works for is retiring and the nurses have been telling him for years he needs a new box to store his loupes in.
It's a wooden box and they no longer make them. So, guess who she comes to to make him a replacement as a retirement gift. The original is just a plain finger joint square box but I felt a well established heart surgeon needed something better than that. I like the paradise style box, so that is the style I went with but I wanted it to reflect his profession. On the lid I v-carved his name using a CNC machine and underlined it with a ECG line. On the front of the box I engraved a heart with the ECG line going into and out of it. All of the v-carving I filled in with coffee grounds and CA glue. I think the box is a more fitting gift than just a square box.

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Neat. Especially the heart.


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Really cool!
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Very nice!
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Great gift he will love it
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