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Project by M1ni0n posted 1938 days ago 1412 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a version of my simple box from some plans I found in a magazine. I made this for my wife for Chirstmas. It is made out of walnut sides and a quartersawn oak lid. The keys for the spline joints are out of maple. Because I did not want to give her an empty box, I made a small heart out of the same oak the lid is made out of with walnut joining the two halves. And yes box making is addictive because I want to make another small on with hand cut dovetails next. Oh joy!

-- Jason





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CanadaJeff

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#1 posted 1938 days ago

Basic boxes by Doug Stowe,
That was my first thought when I saw this box design. It looks great. I have been working off this book myself and the book is excellent.

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M1ni0n

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#2 posted 1938 days ago

Yes I think that is what it was from. I have seen a few versions of the floating around on LJ

-- Jason

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boxman

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#3 posted 1938 days ago

nice box i like it thanks for posting.

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask, j.soika@shaw.ca

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1937 days ago

Nice work . I bet your wife loved it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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