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Maple and Sapele Box with Lift Off Lid

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Project by Brett posted 80 days ago 733 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made for my brother in law for his birthday. It is made from maple and sapele. I shaped the belly of the sides and lid using the table saw to remove the bulk of the material and then used files and sandpaper to get it nice and rounded. It is sanded to 320 grit and finished with two coats of Briwax (clear) on the raw wood. It has black felt used to line the bottom. It is 12” wide, 8” deep and 5” tall to the top of the handle.

Thanks for looking and any comments are appreciated!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com





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poospleasures

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#1 posted 80 days ago

Great wood combination. Outstanding craftsmanship. Makes for a wonderful project. Thanks

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#2 posted 80 days ago

That’s a nice box. Beautiful.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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#3 posted 80 days ago

Very refreshing look to this box, Brett. Complements to you. ;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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#4 posted 80 days ago

Great looking box! We’ll done Brett

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#5 posted 78 days ago

Lucky guy to get such a nice box (piece of art in my book). wonderful grain on the top and really like how the handle flows with the rest of the design. Great shaping!!!

Keep up the great work!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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#6 posted 63 days ago

Some very fine craftsmanship right here Brett. Super nice.

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

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