Box...japanese style

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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 05-09-2014 12:49 PM 1943 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s .
A new box with the Japanese system closure , and a whole combination of woods .
Use guayovira 1 “x1” for the structure, pine 1 cm thick to cover , and door system is eucalyptus .
This box I made for my mother to put there food for the dogs as they always break the bag. Days pass back from the sale of timber , but did not get desired timber (12 ” x1” pine ) . So I decided to use what I had on hand. Make only 1 cm thick was illogical . Therefore I decided to make a hardwood frame , and then the complete pine.
So get to work . Cut to size , make the cuts for middle junction , then put everything together with glue and screws, so the frame. After that I just stay to complete the parties; in this case only as a place to look bear the weight and strength to lift it. Finally replace the system cover , and sand all over!
I was very happy with the result . I remain very light and thus striking .
I like this Japanese system, because in the hinge avoided, and also the closure system . Besides not being common , there is always interesting to the eye.
Mesures in cm: 43×28x28
Hope you like and a big hello to everyone.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#1 posted 05-09-2014 01:14 PM

Very nice and usefull.

I should make one of these to store my tools, they’re spread all over the house.


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#2 posted 05-09-2014 03:26 PM

Great idea for storing dog food. Simple, practical and good looking!

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#3 posted 05-09-2014 04:28 PM

Fine box, the Japanese closure is brilliant.
Happy dogs, but more important – happy mother!
Best thoughts my friend,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 05-09-2014 05:18 PM

Nice, these are always a fun build. I’ve built a couple “practice ones”, and now I’m planning on finally building my official first toolbox in this style.

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#5 posted 05-10-2014 02:13 AM

Super useful and practical. Nicely resolved the issue of the availability of materials. A hug. :)
Super útil y práctica. Muy bien resuelto el tema de la disponibilidad de materiales. Un abrazo. :)

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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#6 posted 05-10-2014 03:54 AM

Very cool!

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#7 posted 05-10-2014 04:30 AM

Great looking

-- Norman

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#8 posted 05-10-2014 05:51 AM

Don’t take this the wrong way but I haven’t ever seen a box like that. I ve been in Japan 5 years but it may be regional

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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#9 posted 05-10-2014 10:11 AM

Nice job…well designed and looks very sturdy as well.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 05-10-2014 11:15 AM

simple effective
happy mother!!!!!

-- shuja

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