Curved lift lid boxes

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Project by Ken Dixon posted 07-30-2009 08:50 PM 1312 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These two lift lid boxes are made from walnut and cherry (left &right) with a blistered maple lid on one and a basswood lid on the other. Both feature curved lids and splined mitter joints. The finish on both is three coats of hand rubbed shellac and wax.

-- Ken, Kanata Ont. Canada

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#1 posted 07-30-2009 09:05 PM

Beautiful boxes from beautiful wood. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 07-30-2009 11:19 PM

Great job

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#3 posted 07-31-2009 05:23 AM

nice. I particularly like the maple / walnut contrast.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#4 posted 07-31-2009 03:24 PM

Lookin’ good! The lids really turn it up a notch,

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#5 posted 08-02-2009 07:48 AM

great boxes fantastic

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 08-18-2009 02:59 AM

VERY well done. I am stumped on that lid.


-- Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Carl Sagan

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#7 posted 10-09-2009 01:44 AM

Beautiful. Love the offset splines, great touch.

-- JimGuy, StAlbert

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