LumberJocks

cherry/zebrawood box

  • Advertise with us
Project by boxman posted 04-06-2009 11:44 PM 1457 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this box i made using cherry for the sides & zebrawood for the ends, maple on the bottom, the top is birch burl, this is a fairely large box as you can see, there are 2 inlay strips of different designs along the sides, with aromatic cedar inlays on all 4 sides, the handle is from maple housed in padauk ends with a popular dowel in the middle to keep it in place, the lid slides in a dado along the insides of the box, i used a natural danish oil on all surfaces , shellac on the inside & a wipe-on poly on the outside, the box was 12” X 5” X 4 1/2” high, there was a nice contrast with the cherry & zebrawood this was a fun project.
thanks for looking.

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





7 comments so far

View mtnwild's profile

mtnwild

3474 posts in 2276 days


#1 posted 04-07-2009 02:07 AM

Very nice!!!!!!!!!

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

View Loucarb's profile

Loucarb

2388 posts in 2194 days


#2 posted 04-07-2009 02:08 AM

Beautiful Box and nice design. Thanks for sharing

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14134 posts in 2339 days


#3 posted 04-07-2009 02:30 AM

Very nice box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View Chris's profile

Chris

338 posts in 2106 days


#4 posted 04-07-2009 02:57 AM

Wow! Another great box!

-- Chris

View ratchet's profile

ratchet

1304 posts in 2535 days


#5 posted 04-07-2009 09:28 PM

Super box! REally like the wood choices.

View flcopper169's profile

flcopper169

179 posts in 2088 days


#6 posted 04-08-2009 01:10 AM

Very cool box…..Nice choice of woods…

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

View mcoyfrog's profile

mcoyfrog

3451 posts in 2343 days


#7 posted 04-17-2009 02:25 AM

Sooo much to look at, very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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