Seven Day Pill Boxes

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Project by renaissance_guy posted 05-30-2009 12:42 PM 2313 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three different Seven Day Pill Boxes. The pill dishes are routed from poplar. Other woods used are variously Curly Maple, Purpleheart, Walnut and Maple Burl. All the boxes are held closed with strong magnets.

-- Life is about experiences.

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#1 posted 05-30-2009 01:03 PM

Hey Renaissance guy, nice boxes. Do you use two magnets per box, or one with metal. I would think that two would be hard to open. Thanks.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#2 posted 05-30-2009 01:16 PM

Beautiful boxes. Very well done.
Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Not my woodworking

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#3 posted 05-30-2009 01:20 PM

I use two 6mm magnets. They hold the top down tightly but not so tight as to be hard to open.

-- Life is about experiences.

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#4 posted 05-30-2009 02:04 PM

Very nice boxes…. and cool idea… Now you can take your meds with a little class….

Thanks for posting..


-- Happy and safe woodworking,

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#5 posted 05-30-2009 05:03 PM

The nicest pill boxes I’ve ever seen

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 05-30-2009 10:22 PM

This is the one project from which I get the most. I use the curly maple framed box as my personal pill box. Twice a day, every day, I get to handle it, look at it and admire it. It helps make the pills go down more easily.

-- Life is about experiences.

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#7 posted 05-31-2009 03:02 AM

Like Rob said, very good idea. I feel bad about digging my pills out of the little plastic thingy now…... maybe I can chance that….. Thanks for the post.

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Don Newton

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#8 posted 06-01-2009 07:01 PM

Magnets…........good idea!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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