What not Box

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Project by spoonman posted 10-18-2008 07:10 PM 1470 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little box was thrown together with some scraps laying around the shop. Woods include Cherry, Maple, Birch, and Cocobolo. The Top is Birch with a failed Cocobolo segmented disk for turning I acquired from a friend. Lap joints on the box. No finish, Just something sittin on my bench to throw things in I don’t want covered in saw dust. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 10-18-2008 09:15 PM

Hi Spoonman, Great looking little box. Looks like you are getting the inlay thing down.
Great Job.
Doug in AZ.

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#2 posted 10-18-2008 09:30 PM

lookin good I like these corner joint’s perhaps on a bigger area they look better but these are very nice also kindest regards Alistair

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#3 posted 10-19-2008 12:33 AM

love it. I could have dozens of “what not boxes” in my house!!

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#4 posted 10-24-2008 03:16 PM

I like it. It has purpose, and interesting design. I like that the lid fits into the case. Any hints as to how you fit the inlay into the top?

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#5 posted 03-07-2009 11:34 PM

I like it! How did you inlay the uhhh….inlay I guess I would say?

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