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Project by jeffrey7 posted 07-27-2015 01:53 AM 1251 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am new to lumberjocks, but thought my first post should be a box I made for my father-in-law a while back. The box was created after viewing Andy’s tutorial here. (Thanks Andy)! My father-in-law and I were both Marines, and his dedication to family was my reason for creating this gift, and the name for piece. The box is made of wenge, with a tiger maple medallion, and holly splines. the handle is holly, and inspired by enlisted stripes. Although I made this piece a while back, it is still one of my favorites. The box was designed to hold envelopes and a matching pen.





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#1 posted 07-27-2015 02:42 AM

One great looking box.The splines go together well with the Wenge. Perfect gift.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 07-27-2015 03:14 AM

Real nice box, is there a link for the tutorial?

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#3 posted 07-27-2015 03:26 AM

Joe. You can find it here. http://lumberjocks.com/Argyllshire/blog/9415
I sure am glad Andy shared the tutorial.

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#4 posted 07-27-2015 03:36 AM

Good lookin box

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#5 posted 07-27-2015 06:36 PM

This box is beautiful. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 07-27-2015 08:56 PM

Very attractive and nicely done.

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#7 posted 07-27-2015 11:37 PM

Great looking box—I love the contrasting woods! I’m sure your FIL will really appreciate it!

-- Dean

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