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Project by Bill Akins posted 2108 days ago 1336 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making the cedar chest, I had aenough scraps to make a little box. Never tried one before. Left the inside raw for the nice cedar smell with poly on the outside. The top is a raised beveled panel done on the table saw. The trim was done on a router with a round over on the outside and I cut a router on the bottom which raised it a bit.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.





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GMman

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#1 posted 2108 days ago

Very nice cute little box….good way to use your waste

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lew

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#2 posted 2108 days ago

Great Looking Box!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 2108 days ago

Very nice, nice use of the extras to make something useful!

-- -=Den

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#4 posted 2108 days ago

very nice…love the wood,..

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#5 posted 2108 days ago

Bill, that is a gorgeous box and a nice way to utilize the “scraps” that invariably accumulate. I have to warn you though, building boxes is addictive. So proceed with caution. :)

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 2108 days ago

OK… I thought it was a casket. But it’s a good looking casket. Looks heavy. But you may want that if your paying $25 for your cigars. Speaking of that, I wander how you might incorporate a way to lock the top?

-- ~jtd

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Bill Akins

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#7 posted 2108 days ago

Squirrel casket maybe. Cigar humidor, hmm. I did think about putting on a latch of some kind, I used hinges I already had and let it go but I still may do it later.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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