Cake Boss Boxes

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Project by blackcherry posted 12-11-2014 07:44 PM 2171 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today’s post is one that been on the to try list for awhile and what better reason than to gift for this up coming holiday season. Here a series of boxes that just resembles a freshly baked cake that just dripping with layers of icing. For you lumber jocks that want to try your hand at a band saw box this one has plenty of curves and re-sawing galore. I pulled out some nicely figured wood for these from Mahogany, Tiger Maple, Black Cherry, Birdseye Maple and some wonderful Rosewood. The finish is a mixture of BLO,Quick dry varnish (satin), and wood filler, which is hand rubbed and buffed. Thanks for viewing and a wonderful holiday season to all…Blkcherry

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#1 posted 12-11-2014 07:54 PM

Really nice, BC.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#2 posted 12-11-2014 08:42 PM

Nice ones Wilson.

Boy, you give nice presents.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 12-11-2014 08:46 PM

Boxes very beautiful, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#4 posted 12-11-2014 09:03 PM

good looking boxes, send some my way!!!

-- Smitty!!!

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#5 posted 12-11-2014 09:22 PM

Very nice. Beautiful woods. The recipients will be very happy.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 12-11-2014 10:04 PM

Hi Wilson. These came out quite nicely. Nice to see you took the plunge and completed this project. When you do it, you do it (three of them)! I made mine back in 2011, out of your favorite…black cherry (with tiger maple). I see you made some design changes, which is always nice to see. Well done my friend.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#7 posted 12-12-2014 12:59 AM

I really like that style and you definitely did it proud with some beautiful woods and your skill!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 12-12-2014 01:19 AM

These are nice, real nice.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#9 posted 12-12-2014 06:42 AM

Very Pretty, nice color combinations. I have seen these before and would love to get the plans…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#10 posted 12-12-2014 09:21 AM

Beautiful boxes and very well made.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 12-12-2014 02:23 PM

These are beautiful!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#12 posted 12-12-2014 02:53 PM

Beautiful and very graceful boxes. Hat’s off ! Thanks for posting such nice boxes. I need to build a jewellery box for my grand-daughter and I think I just got the inspiration. Thanks again.



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#13 posted 12-12-2014 03:32 PM

Thanks Jocks for your kind words. We all have been here for quit sometime learning and sharing this wonderful craft of ours. Lenny, Steve, Bricofleur, Smitty,Stefang, gfadvm, and Ron thanks so much for your inspiration and commitment to LJ’s over the years its been a real pleasure….Regards Wilson

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#14 posted 12-12-2014 06:32 PM

Not just regular cakes but the look really like “Smith Island Cakes” known on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

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#15 posted 12-12-2014 08:33 PM

Wilson you did a great job on those boxes. I have not tried one like it, but perhaps I should. thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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