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Project by missouriwood posted 12-23-2015 03:18 AM 1079 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another Christmas present for my wife. I’ve made her so many over the years, I’m running out of ideas. I tried some different things with this project; splines, box joints, curved patterns. I made it with a drawer so she could have things on top of it and still get in it. I flocked the bottom of the drawer and I used a rare earth magnet to hold the drawer inside the box. Funny thing about it is, it was made entirely from scraps of different wood I had lying around the shop. Thanks for looking.

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 12-23-2015 10:53 AM

Good looking ‘box’ – it’s refreshing to see a ‘white’ enclosure. Can I guess the top & sides to be maple ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 12-23-2015 11:41 AM

Nice piece ! I could see this being used on a dresser for a jewelry box too

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#3 posted 12-23-2015 12:38 PM

Yes the top and sides are maple with walnut splines.

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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#4 posted 12-23-2015 01:30 PM

Very nice box!! Thanks for sharing!!

-- I aspire to be a novice woodworker...

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#5 posted 12-23-2015 02:49 PM

like the design

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#6 posted 12-31-2015 06:23 PM

That is a very beautiful box, love the design. Must have taken you a long time to build with all the inlay work.

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#7 posted 01-05-2016 02:59 PM

That my friend is a real eye catcher…...Nice piece and could be used for many things

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#8 posted 01-08-2016 02:05 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments. I always enjoy receiving comments from fellow woodworkers.

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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