Oak benevolence box

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Project by oldrivers posted 03-05-2015 11:54 PM 1587 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak benevolence box for a Preacher friend of mine, He asks to build an offering box for their Church, they have Oak pews so I constructed the Box from oak so the grain wraps around the box. The bow is from Red Cedar and white popular. This simple little 5-1/4” X 7” X 12” box has a lift off top and is a gift, I hope they enjoy it.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#1 posted 03-06-2015 01:45 AM

Very nicely done, great craftsmanship – especially the bow which adds a beautiful touch to this creation.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 03-07-2015 12:25 AM

Very nice box and I have always liked those fancy ribbons box makers put on them….very cool

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 03-07-2015 05:27 PM

Magnificant ribons!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 03-10-2015 10:10 PM

Thanks, you Guys are the best.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 03-22-2015 12:00 AM


how did you make the bow?

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#6 posted 03-23-2015 01:04 AM

lumberjacques, A fellow LJ wood worker has an excellent post that may be clearer than I can do correctly; he also has a pattern there as well for details just go to Ribbon and Bow Box Techniques –
Good luck happy woodworking. If this fails to work for you send me a reply.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 04-22-2015 01:33 AM

Nice box and what a great thing to use it for. God bless, Bob

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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