Box for Sister-in-Law from Thomas Haapapuro Design

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Project by RussInMichigan posted 12-29-2014 04:59 AM 1540 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The basic design for this box is taken from the Thomas Haapapuro book titled “Fresh Designs for Woodworking”.

I made a couple of simple alterations to the basic design, but it is pretty much as the book lays out.

Last year’s gift for my sister-in-law was another box from the same book. That box was called the Arabian. This one is called Seed Pods. She enjoyed the other one so much that I chose to make another of Thomas’ designs for this year’s gift.

Have a great day Lumberjocks.

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#1 posted 12-29-2014 07:15 AM

The design is incredible. You have done it very well,excellent!

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#2 posted 12-29-2014 03:13 PM

that is most unique. When I first saw it I thought it was a wooden gear…

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#3 posted 12-29-2014 03:24 PM

That is really cool. Im sure she will treasure it for years to come. Great job

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#4 posted 12-29-2014 06:42 PM

Very nice gift – great color combination

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 01-01-2015 06:17 PM

Sweet box!!

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#6 posted 01-01-2015 06:23 PM


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