Granadillo "Unity" Box for wedding

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Project by mattkrusen posted 07-20-2015 02:23 PM 823 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project posting to Lumberjocks!
This box was really fun to build. I didn’t do any drawings or SketchUp prior to the build. I bought the main board about two years ago because I loved the grain. For this project I just grabbed it off the shelf, started cutting, and let the design kind of dictate itself. I think it came out looking somewhat Greene and Greene(ish). The box sides and handle are made from granadillo with ebony accents and the top is curly maple.

My fiancé and I are getting married in two weeks. She asked me to build this box that we will use in the ceremony. Our family is going to write us letters that we will lock in the box to be read on our future anniversaries.

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#1 posted 07-20-2015 02:42 PM

Well done for first post and welcome to Limberjocks. Congrats on getting married as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 07-20-2015 03:45 PM

Nice job and congrats. Hope you have a great marriage.

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#3 posted 07-21-2015 01:48 PM

Nice box. I hope the wedding was fun, congratulations.

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#4 posted 07-22-2015 08:24 AM

This is a beautiful box and very fitting to be used in your wedding. What ya’ll are doing on your wedding with the box sounds like a wonderful idea. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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