Small box Pivoting lid

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Project by nonickswood posted 01-18-2015 09:10 PM 2357 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small little box with a pivoting lid, box jointed corners, Felt inside.
Magnetic catch holds the lid in closed position.
Made from some wild grain Spalted Maple.
Finish is Beeswax & Mineral oil.

Thanks for looking!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#1 posted 01-18-2015 09:58 PM

Nice joiner, I like this nature look.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 01-18-2015 10:22 PM

Love the box joints and the grain pattern

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 01-18-2015 10:37 PM

Holy crap!! Not sure what else to say. Beautiful box. Wow!

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#4 posted 01-18-2015 11:55 PM


-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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

Lots of natural character on ice box /finger joints .
Great little box , I like it a lot !


-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 01-19-2015 12:46 AM

Nice detail and way to make an impact with the wood grain!

-- -CrazyAce

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#7 posted 01-19-2015 01:45 AM

Nice job, Nick.

I love that spalted maple.


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#8 posted 01-19-2015 01:28 PM

That grain is just wild. Neat.
Where you able to get the right amount of magnetic catch? Most of mine are a bit too strong.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 01-19-2015 07:14 PM

Looks great

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 01-20-2015 12:35 AM

Thanks everyone for all the comments.
Steve, the magnets were from Home-depot (Super Magnets) you are right they are strong, but it opens quite easily.
You can,t pull them straight apart, but they slide apart nicely.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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