Writing Box

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Project by jakeprater posted 12-25-2014 07:10 PM 1107 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A writing box i made for my daughter. It’s made out of red oak, with cedar splines on the mitered corners. The lower lid inside just lays in place, and the upper lid is held in place with magnets. The red ribbon is to help pick up paper an envelopes in the compartments. I put on a golden oak stain, then finished with acrylic for a harder .surface.

Thanks for looking!

-- All this sawdust.......wait........ what happened to my board???

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#1 posted 12-26-2014 12:12 AM

This is very nice. I like working with red oak too. I’m working to learn the splines too. Thanks.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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#2 posted 12-26-2014 02:14 AM

Great job on this box. Your daughter will cherish it forever!

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#3 posted 12-26-2014 08:01 PM

What a lucky daughter.
Lovely box, lovely work.
Merry Christmas,

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

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