Mahogany Wine Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by MNclone posted 10-11-2015 11:56 PM 1657 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine got married this weekend and I made a wine box for them as a gift. It is made of Honduran Mahogany with a Maple lid. I used some simple box joints made with a router jig. I used brass pins help keep the handle portion of the lid in place. Finish is a couple coats of BLO.

!Mahogany shavingsStanley 65 on some end grain.Mahogany shavings

8 comments so far

View AJ1104's profile


288 posts in 1266 days

#1 posted 10-12-2015 12:20 AM

Very nice wine box. I love the brass accents. They should really like it.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

View rtbrmb's profile


523 posts in 1995 days

#2 posted 10-12-2015 03:02 AM

Very clean looking-everything went together very well; contrasting wood, bass pins, box joints.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

View jumbojack's profile


1672 posts in 2231 days

#3 posted 10-12-2015 03:05 AM

I’ve made.a.ton of these, yours is quite nice. By the by they sell like hotcakes around the holidays.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

View  woodshaver (Tony)   's profile

woodshaver (Tony)

4623 posts in 2960 days

#4 posted 10-12-2015 07:29 AM

Beautiful looking wine box! I like the warm color of Mahogany, it It goes well with contrasting maple. A great handcrafted gift! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

View helluvawreck's profile


25355 posts in 2473 days

#5 posted 10-12-2015 01:27 PM

This is a fine project and very practical.

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

View JustSimplyWood's profile


51 posts in 941 days

#6 posted 10-16-2015 11:57 PM

Great work!

-- I do not have attention deficit disor.................hey look, it's a bunny!

View IAMike's profile


25 posts in 1094 days

#7 posted 12-31-2015 05:18 AM

Great looking gift. Did you use the shavings as packing material? Go State?

-- I'm thinking about starting a blog for my projects. It'll have to be called Woodworking By Dummies

View MNclone's profile


189 posts in 1191 days

#8 posted 01-04-2016 01:39 AM

Great looking gift. Did you use the shavings as packing material? Go State?

- IAMike

Yes, I used cedar shavings as packaging material. Go Cyclones!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics