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Project by ProbablyLost posted 1952 days ago 1629 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made out of Black Walnut, Light Walnut, Purpleheart and Poplar. The hand cut double dove-tails couldn’t have been done without the help of Woodhacker’s blog. (Thanks Martin!) It took several tries to get it right. The hinges were hand cut out of Purple heart. The box is 15” x 10” x 5” and will hold two bottles of wine. I made it so after Christmas the Bottle holders can come out and it can be used to keep what ever else you want in it.

-- Chris





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jaykerz

26 posts in 1954 days


#1 posted 1952 days ago

Beautiful work… I love those dovetails… Somebody has a great present coming to them.

-- Jaykerz----I refuse to waste anymore talent...

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John Kasparian

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#2 posted 1952 days ago

Nice stuff. That box displays at least 3 major skills, executed with amazing craftmanship.

Is that an Incra joint?

-- john

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Tommy_Joe

23 posts in 1957 days


#3 posted 1952 days ago

Excellent work! I really like the dovetails!

-- Tom, St. Louis, www.RhodesWoodsmith.com

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dustygirl

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#4 posted 1952 days ago

What a great present.They should love it.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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CharlieM1958

15547 posts in 2721 days


#5 posted 1952 days ago

Hand cut double dovetails? Impressive indeed!

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

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unknownwoodworker

219 posts in 2206 days


#6 posted 1952 days ago

VERY nice indeed.

-- ??? My mistakes heat the house. It's very warm in here. ???

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Max

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#7 posted 1952 days ago

What a great gift. I am sure it will be well received. It is a fantastic looking and crafted box.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 1952 days ago

Very Nice!!! I Like the variety of woods.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Canexican

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#9 posted 1952 days ago

Those wine bottle should be honored in a box like this one, very nice job indeed…

-- www.woodshopdude.com

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FrankoManini

39 posts in 2018 days


#10 posted 1952 days ago

HANDCUT DOUBLE DOVETAILS! Whoa!

Great job, an astounding piece of work.

-- - If my wife asks, I got ALL of my tools on sale.

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Dominic Vanacora

508 posts in 2372 days


#11 posted 1952 days ago

I just finished a wine bottle box and now that I’ve seen yours mine looks like, well you know. I didn’t think of putting a holder to secure the bottle from moving. Now I want to get mine back and make it right. Thanks for showing me the way.
Today….. You Da Man.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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Woodhacker

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#12 posted 1952 days ago

Chris, excellent job! I’m humbled to have been mentioned as a part of your success with this box. It looks phenomenal. Those dovetails are really tight. Oh, and I love those hinges…I want to try those in the future.
I’ve never thought of using purpleheart with walnut, but you’ve “nailed it” with this wood combination. Your brother/sister-in-law are going to love it.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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scottb

3648 posts in 2830 days


#13 posted 1952 days ago

hand cut double dovetails?.. and I would have guessed you used that jig. Awesome! Quite the project, I hope he keeps some nice wine in it, or something befitting the craftsmanship. Fantastic!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Douglas Krueger

396 posts in 2226 days


#14 posted 1952 days ago

Chris, that is one beautiful box. Having recently ventured into the wonderful world of boxes, you have definitely given me inspiration as well as raised the bar. Very impressed with the overall design, the double DT’s and the wooden hinges. You have been added to my Favorites for motivational purposes.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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Cwestnov

21 posts in 1989 days


#15 posted 1951 days ago

Chris, I am in aww of your craftsmanship. Phenomenal job! It was a pleasure just looking at it.

-- Chad, Si vis pacem, para bellum

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