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Project by Phil_W posted 2129 days ago 1596 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter -in-law wanted a simple box to keep her stuff in. The exterior is walnut and the interior is cedar. The corners are box joints done on a table saw. The hardware is from Lee Valley.





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2129 days ago

Very nice, & i like the grain figure of the top.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 2129 days ago

Clean and simple lines, nice work on the trays, great figure on the wood!

Is the color differential on the top panels that pronounced, or is it just the lighting in the photo?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Zelbar

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#3 posted 2129 days ago

Very nice, I’m sure your daughter in law will be most delighted.

-- With more power you can make toothpicks faster

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Blake

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#4 posted 2129 days ago

Nice job! Its very pretty.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Bigbuck

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#5 posted 2129 days ago

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Phil_W

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#6 posted 2129 days ago

The top is, I think the term is “book matched”. It came out of the same block, just opposite sides of the re-saw. And the colour is a little different depending which way you look at it. What I couldn’t capture in the picture unfortunately is the smokey veil that seems to run through the whole grain. I’ve never seen it in any wood before. It just seems to float through the piece. By the way, this wood defied hand planing. I must have removed 1/8” with a scraper before I gave up and hit it with the power sander. However the results were worth it. It now has what my brother calls my “Fondle Me Finish”.

Phil

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Mark Shymanski

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#7 posted 2129 days ago

Nicely done. The purple lining really goes well with the wood.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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