Small keepsake box

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Project by CodyC posted 09-09-2009 02:17 AM 1939 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just a small box that I finished a couple of months ago. I just wanted to try my hand at something new and it was fun to knock out a project in a short period of time. It is Cherry and Walnut with a couple of coats of danish oil and self-adhesive felt lining the inside. I have a couple of other small projects that I’ll post when I get the chance. Thanks for looking.

-- Cody Crisp

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#1 posted 09-09-2009 02:31 AM

Can’t go wrong with cherry and walnut! Nice job.

-- James -

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#2 posted 09-09-2009 04:11 AM

simple yet elegant. Job well done.


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#3 posted 09-09-2009 04:15 AM

Nice box. The grain of the walnut top is very attractive.

Don’t forget to post your project the next time you try your hand at something new, again. It’s successfull.



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#4 posted 09-09-2009 04:33 AM

Very nice looking box.

I love the wood combo.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#5 posted 09-09-2009 04:33 AM

Very nice. Haven’t tried one with the splines yet. Need to try it. Have a brisket cutter. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#6 posted 09-09-2009 04:36 AM

P U R D Y woo doggie That’s soooo nice. looks great.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 09-09-2009 05:18 AM

Great box. Fantastic grain on that walnut lid and the splines pull the top and bottm together. Walnut and Cherry work VERY well together.

Great job on those mitered corners also.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#8 posted 09-09-2009 11:20 AM

Nice wood combination for a nice box. Especially like the lid and the miter splines.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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