Cross Box

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Project by JoeyG posted 01-16-2015 12:11 AM 1299 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I can’t remember the name of the wood this box is made from and I can’t find the left over piece with the name on it. LOL. Anyway, the cross is made from birdseye maple. Thanks for taking a look.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 01-16-2015 12:38 AM

I really like the way you integrated the cross into the lift tab.

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#2 posted 01-16-2015 12:53 AM

Very nice design! I like what you’ve crafted.

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#3 posted 01-16-2015 07:05 AM

Pretty unique idea with cross as handle.

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#4 posted 01-16-2015 02:06 PM

I agree, nice using the cross as the handle. Looks good

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#5 posted 01-16-2015 05:00 PM

That is beautiful!

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#6 posted 01-17-2015 01:20 AM

Thanks everyone. I found the scrap of wood that was left over. The box is made from Persimmon.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#7 posted 01-17-2015 01:39 PM

What a great design Joey

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#8 posted 01-17-2015 01:56 PM

Cool idea for the lid lift

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#9 posted 01-17-2015 02:06 PM

That’s an awesome box. I love the Cross as way to open. Great work as always Joey.

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#10 posted 01-19-2015 12:04 AM

Mystery wood looks good with the maple cross. Nice design and craftsmanship !

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