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Spalted Elm Box for Mom-in-Law

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Project by Dave Rutan posted 12-03-2015 02:25 AM 768 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

[Legebla ankaĆ­ en Esperanto]

The saga of spalted elm boxes continues. This one is for my mother-in-law. This box is a little larger than the others, about 6×4x3 inches. My lid of choice for this one is a fully removable lid with a knob. I trimmed it out with my precious walnut. The joinery is simple butt joints. I finished it with spray lacquer.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!





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majuvla

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#1 posted 12-03-2015 08:24 AM

Indeed unique and interesting pull on top. Good idea not too much complicate with hinges here, removable top is just fine.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 12-03-2015 11:36 AM

That spalted elm makes some mighty fine projects. This should endear you with your MIL.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Porchfish

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#3 posted 12-03-2015 01:26 PM

Nice looking box Dave ! There’s a lot of good looking material in that box !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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Dave Rutan

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#4 posted 12-03-2015 02:27 PM



Nice looking box Dave ! There s a lot of good looking material in that box !

- Porchfish

Yeah, I’m pretty much sold on spalted wood. I’ll need to find some more soon.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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PhillipRCW

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#5 posted 12-03-2015 08:54 PM

These are gorgeous. I have a ton of spalted elm that I’ve been looking for something to do with. I think I just found some inspiration.

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

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Dave Rutan

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#6 posted 12-03-2015 09:34 PM



These are gorgeous. I have a ton of spalted elm that I ve been looking for something to do with. I think I just found some inspiration.

- PhillipRCW

I like the way the walnut trim brings out the browns in the elm. From your comment think there’s going to be some glad folks this holiday.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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Mean_Dean

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#7 posted 12-04-2015 01:00 AM

Great looking box, Dave—that spalted elm is something else!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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