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Poplar Splenda Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 04-29-2014 12:52 AM 1025 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

April, 2014—I’ve made these before and they are fun to do. The splines, lid, and handle are made from assorted hardwoods. No stain. Just water-based poly, brushed on. These turn out to be interesting conversation pieces on the kitchen or dining room table.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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#1 posted 04-29-2014 01:38 AM

Well done.. IMO poplar is a beautiful wood finished natural as you did here

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#2 posted 04-29-2014 02:30 AM

Nicely Done….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#3 posted 04-29-2014 03:42 AM

Nice box! Splenda? Yuck. :)

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#4 posted 04-29-2014 09:41 AM

Great work…

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

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#5 posted 04-29-2014 12:49 PM

Nice little box Art.

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#6 posted 04-29-2014 12:59 PM

Nice contours and a well proportioned box Art,

thanks for posting.

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#7 posted 04-29-2014 05:51 PM

It inspires me to try some bos designs. Need another retired life time..

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 04-29-2014 07:22 PM

Splendid!

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#9 posted 04-29-2014 11:15 PM

A great and simple project. You got me thinking about making one for my Red Rose tea bags.

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#10 posted 04-30-2014 12:19 AM

Very nice job, Art.

I like the radiused sides. Belt sander, bandsaw, ???

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 05-04-2014 08:10 PM

The sides were done on the band saw. Put the box on its side, then cut the radius on the left and right. Then tape the cut-off parts back on and turn the piece 90-degrees to cut the other two sides. That completes the cuts.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#12 posted 05-04-2014 09:55 PM

Thanks Art

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 05-18-2014 12:30 PM

This is gr8 way to distinguish the Splenda from the sugar. Good stuff Art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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