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Maple and Sapele Box with Lift Off Lid

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Project by Brett posted 05-04-2014 12:16 AM 1021 views 3 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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#1 posted 05-04-2014 12:24 AM

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

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#2 posted 05-04-2014 01:07 AM

That’s a nice box. Beautiful.

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#3 posted 05-04-2014 01:21 AM

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 05-04-2014 02:30 AM

Great looking box! We’ll done Brett

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#5 posted 05-05-2014 06:26 PM

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....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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#6 posted 05-20-2014 11:44 PM

Some very fine craftsmanship right here Brett. Super nice.

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

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