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Cherry and zebrawood box

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Project by dadefreese posted 2650 days ago 1424 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A neighbor cut down a dead choke cherry tree and gave me a few bits of what he hadn’t promised to his father for firewood (!!!!) After a good friend announced his engagement, I did a lot of headscratching then came up with a box filled with votive candles for the soon-to-be-bride and groom. It’s got mitered corners with zebrawood splines and a zebrawood ‘raised panel’ top.

I got a chance to push a bit with this project: resawing the lumber, creating the raised panel on the tablesaw, the mitered splines and cutting the box open after assembly.





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dbkmd

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#1 posted 2650 days ago

Nice box! The splines are a very nice touch and the raised panel top gives it a lot of depth. Good work.

David

-- David

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Karson

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#2 posted 2650 days ago

I like the Zebrawood splines. That is a nice touch ofclass.

-- 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 †

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#3 posted 2650 days ago

firewood—did you go into shock?? !!
lol

great box – what a lovely gift.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Karson

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#4 posted 2650 days ago

Did you check this one out Debbie. Does your neighbour have Zebrawood in their wood pile? LOL

-- 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 †

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2650 days ago

I might just have to take a trip over to that wood pile and dig through it. I think they are going away this weekend—I won’t even have to go in the dark of night!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#6 posted 2650 days ago

Your box turned out wonderful. I dare say the bride and groom were very pleased.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 2649 days ago

Beautiful box, I too like the splines and raised panel top. Pretty cool. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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