LumberJocks

Pennsyvania Spice box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Aries Bergsma posted 2015 days ago 1917 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was reading through Fine woodworking as I have a subscription and my wife saw the spice box. She is a great cook and I thought it would be a great Christmas present, so here it is. I was fortunate to have a bit of spalted maple so I used it for the panel doors, the main constuction it our of Butternut, from a tree that had fallen down in the park accross the street, the drawers are of walnut, dovetailed with a lacewood front.

-- AGB





15 comments so far

View Karson's profile

Karson

34870 posts in 3034 days


#1 posted 2015 days ago

Very nice looking. A beautiful project.

I do have a question though. On the internal view their is a light strip of wood seperating the top row of drawers and the lower.

Is there something different about them?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View cabinetmaster's profile

cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2191 days


#2 posted 2015 days ago

Beautiful spice cabinet. I love the different woods and the spalted maple for the panels looks gorgeous. Nice job. Bet you scored some brownie points with the wife.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15691 posts in 2852 days


#3 posted 2015 days ago

Great little spice cabinet!

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

View rwyoung's profile

rwyoung

369 posts in 2105 days


#4 posted 2015 days ago

That light strip looks to me like an issue with the flash reflecting directly back at the lens. I’m betting the flash was on-camera and quite close to the lens axis. You can see a similar color shift in all the wood at the same line as the drawer divider.

While I’m not a huge fan of spalted-anything, these are nice and I really like the lacewood drawer fronts. Sweat.

-- Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

View oldskoolmodder's profile

oldskoolmodder

761 posts in 2313 days


#5 posted 2015 days ago

Perhaps the lighter stuff is sapwood?

Nice spice cabinet.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

View CedarFreakCarl's profile

CedarFreakCarl

594 posts in 2687 days


#6 posted 2015 days ago

Love it! Thanks.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

View Bill's profile

Bill

2579 posts in 2795 days


#7 posted 2015 days ago

Great job. I bet the wife appreciates it as well. It should last for many years of home cooking.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

View mtnwild's profile

mtnwild

3474 posts in 2160 days


#8 posted 2015 days ago

Nice! Wow, that is cool. Big smile from the wife on that I bet.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

View Bigbuck's profile

Bigbuck

1347 posts in 2296 days


#9 posted 2014 days ago

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

View WoodSpanker's profile

WoodSpanker

519 posts in 2025 days


#10 posted 2014 days ago

Talk about an easy way to spice up your life! HA! :) very nice, bet the wife was overjoyed.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5352 posts in 2218 days


#11 posted 2014 days ago

Yes I love it too well designed and of course well made too .Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

View dougdeg's profile

dougdeg

107 posts in 2403 days


#12 posted 2014 days ago

Butternut ihas a nice grain, Nice job

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture, www.cedar-stuff.com

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11644 posts in 2321 days


#13 posted 2014 days ago

Sweet ..nice clean design : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2306 days


#14 posted 1920 days ago

Nice spice box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View Dustmite97's profile

Dustmite97

430 posts in 1853 days


#15 posted 1763 days ago

That’s a really nice box.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase