Oak Box

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Project by whitedog posted 04-28-2009 09:02 PM 2064 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is Coastal Oak and Manzanita Root. It is 6×8x31/2. I tried something different on the inside bottom , I made some oak tiles. But I’m not that happy with it ,it looks to busy. I’ll try it again but make them bigger and see how that looks. Please let me know how you like it.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#1 posted 04-28-2009 09:53 PM

You did a wonderful job creating your box. A beautiful use of the rustic style, I really like it! The tiles on the inside might be a bit much but it is also a one of a kind box.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 04-28-2009 10:47 PM

super job! very rustic with a sophisticated quality to it.
I agree…tiles are too busy and detract from overall effect.
just beautiful, however!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 04-28-2009 11:06 PM

That’s a really tricked out box.

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#4 posted 04-28-2009 11:40 PM

Love the box and style. I like the tile and think it adds to the rustic design. Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 04-28-2009 11:41 PM

looks inspiringly well designed I normally don’t like rustic but this is not truly rustic to me more craftish.I hope that makes sense well done anyway.Alistair

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

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#6 posted 04-29-2009 12:14 AM

thanks everyone … maybe i can call my style sophisticated rustic

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#7 posted 04-29-2009 01:46 AM

Really nice. I especially like how you designed the hinge into the sides of the box.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 04-29-2009 03:15 AM

I’ve really enjoyed your style of boxes and this one is no different! The tile idea is great, love to see one with the larger tiles.

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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