My first box

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Project by Triman posted 2076 days ago 2279 views 14 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box to present a gift for my wife. It was my first attempt, and it has a few flaws, but I was happy overall. Zebrawood base, curly maple lid, ziricote walls.

-- Bruce, San Jose, Ca

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#1 posted 2076 days ago

Beautiful!! I’ll bet she really loves it!

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

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#2 posted 2076 days ago

Beautiful design and execution!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 2076 days ago

Cool looking box! Nice job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 2076 days ago

That’s really nice. The lid is awesome. Great wood.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 2076 days ago

Very nice work. love the curly maple – ziricote contrasts of the lid and splines.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#6 posted 2076 days ago

That is a gorgeous box. I like your choice of materials. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#7 posted 2076 days ago

I like the design and types of wood that you have used, well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#8 posted 2075 days ago

I really like your design, the box loos great. looks very well thought out.


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#9 posted 2075 days ago

Great wood choices! Very sharp looking box

-- Regards, Norm

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#10 posted 2075 days ago

A Great first effort..
show us more

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#11 posted 2075 days ago

it’s beautiful.
Tears for sure!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#12 posted 2075 days ago

This is a very pretty little box. I really like the design. Favorited!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#13 posted 2075 days ago

Gorgeous in every detail : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 2075 days ago

Really beautiful work. Doesn’t look like a first time attempt for me.


-- Mark, Florida,

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#15 posted 2075 days ago

Nice design. The design is very exquisite.

-- - Michael [..for God's glory." 2 Cor. 10:31] Over 300000 species of trees, yet we take the credit for their beauty...

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