cherry/zebrawood box

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Project by boxman posted 04-06-2009 11:44 PM 1579 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,

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

Very nice!!!!!!!!!

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

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

Beautiful Box and nice design. Thanks for sharing

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

Very nice box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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

Wow! Another great box!

-- Chris

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

Super box! REally like the wood choices.

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

Very cool box…..Nice choice of woods…


-- Happy and safe woodworking,

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#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

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