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KEEPSAKE BOX "#1"

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Project by Mark Wilson posted 07-18-2015 08:22 AM 854 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the box I call Box #1 . It’s constructed of Poplar and Red Oak. The Mitered Corners contain Handmade Oak Splines for strength and added interest. The Lid lifts off with a Molded, Layered, handle that melds into the body, where inlaid material continues the motif through to the bottom. The box is lined, simply and unpretentiously with Green Felt . The Lid is Frame and Panel Construction. Inspired by a magazine article. This was my very first box. I still have it. Unbelievable that no one has bought it. I was very pleased with it then. And I’m still impressed by it.

-- Mark





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majuvla

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#1 posted 07-18-2015 10:26 AM

I must admit, this is my favourite of your boxes. I like that curved top handle and fingerjoints.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 07-18-2015 01:04 PM

Mark, this and all the the boxes you’ve recently posted show great imagination and creativity. Every one of them is truly unique!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Mark Wilson

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#3 posted 07-18-2015 11:09 PM



I must admit, this is my favourite of your boxes. I like that curved top handle and fingerjoints.

- majuvla


I shoulda quit while I was ahead.


Mark, this and all the the boxes you ve recently posted show great imagination and creativity. Every one of them is truly unique!

- CharlieM1958


At least two of my boxes were lifted from magazines. This was one of them. (Popular WW, I think). The later boxes are all mine.

-- Mark

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 07-19-2015 03:39 AM

Nice one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Dave777

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#5 posted 07-19-2015 03:15 PM

Fantastic project
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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