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Pallet Wood + Live Edge= Box

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Project by crossfacecraddle posted 03-31-2015 02:47 PM 1338 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I disassembled some pallets and milled the wood down and found a nice planks that were the perfect size for a small box. I didn’t have enough for the top so I used a piece of live edge apple. Some hand cut dovetails, some glue and hinges produced a usable box that sits next to my chair in the tv room. Dimensions are appox 4 1/2”x 9”x 4 1/2”. Thanks for looking

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 03-31-2015 08:39 PM

nice box – what did you do to the hinges ? they look covered ?

-- 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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#2 posted 04-01-2015 02:55 AM

Very natural looking. I like the simplicity. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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crossfacecraddle

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#3 posted 04-01-2015 03:22 AM

No, not covered just an error. I had one hinge get skewed causing the top to not line up properly. So I just plugged the mortises the best I could and just mounted them on the exterior. Before I screwed up I was going to sell the box. Kind of glad I screwed up.

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John

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#4 posted 04-03-2015 05:17 AM

John, nice rustic, but well crafted box. I like the look. Like you, it looks like it will find a useful life serving others and helping where it can. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 04-04-2015 03:45 AM

Thanks very much Big Al
John

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John

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