Small Boxes for Cards and Dice

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Project by Doug882 posted 10-14-2015 10:15 AM 853 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished these boxes to hold a deck of cards and playing dice. Used Purple-heart, Coco-bola, walnut, and Zericote. All use box joints for the sides and bottom made with the Incra wonder fence. Joints for these small boxes were first cut on the band saw and then the router. One box has a lift off lid held in place with strong craft magnets. The remainder have slide lids with a small thumb groove in the lid to allow ease of opening. The slide lids also have a craft magnet in the lids and front side to hold the box shot. Boxes were finished with water based poly and after curing rubbed with wax and 0000 steel wool and buffed out to a satin finish.

-- Doug from Maryland

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#1 posted 10-14-2015 11:37 AM

Truly beautiful pieces. Love the wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-14-2015 03:05 PM

Beautiful boxes, beautiful pieces of scrap wood used.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 10-14-2015 03:08 PM

Gorgeous pieces.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#4 posted 10-15-2015 09:35 AM

Nice! Really like that zericote, but they all are beautiful.

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#5 posted 10-15-2015 02:08 PM


-- shuja

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#6 posted 10-15-2015 02:25 PM

These are son nice and beautifully done.

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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#7 posted 10-15-2015 02:35 PM

Beautiful boxes!

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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