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Aromatic Cedar Twist Pull Box

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Project by James posted 1860 days ago 1541 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently got a hold of some scrap aromatic cedar T&G closet lining so I figured I would make a little box out of it. Smells great!

My wife designed the twisty knob on top, also made of cedar. Finish is 2 coats of wipe on poly; the inside is left unfinished for that great cedar aroma.

9”x7”x4”

All comments welcome.

-- James, Bluffton, IN





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patron

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#1 posted 1860 days ago

nice box ,
and the wife is happy !
imagine how happy she would be if you spent more time in the shop ? (joke )
i like to store fish in mine , the cedar makes them last much longer and smell better ! (another worst joke )
i think i need a nap , before this goes to far .

honestly , it looks very clean and the detailing is well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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lew

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#2 posted 1859 days ago

Very Nice!!

I really like the finish. The poly allows the wood to speak for itself.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1859 days ago

very nice box beautiful wood and cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bamasawduster

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#4 posted 1859 days ago

Nice box, James. And that designer wife’s a keeper, too. Ask her if she can send me some designs. I got some cedar left from doing a ceiling that I have been trying to figure out what I was going to do with. Guess I’ll just have to see if I can build a box or two. Great use of wood. The top sure glued up good.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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bowyer

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#5 posted 1859 days ago

Good looking box. Nice use of left over lumber

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

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