Live Edge Maple Box

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Project by Bobsboxes posted 01-13-2016 02:45 PM 1550 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another live edge maple burl top that I built a box around. I found this maple out Portland, just a small shop along the road. The base is walnut, the splines maple. These are fun boxes to build as the angles are a real challenge. Bottom is 1/4” bb, routed groove, with felt liner. The finish is satin rattle can lacquer, and wax.Thanks.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#1 posted 01-13-2016 03:34 PM

another winner i just love the way you build the box to fit the lid rather than cutting up a beautiful natural edge burl great technique keep em coming.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 01-13-2016 09:29 PM

Same as above and I like the hinge and the way it extends over the back to act as a stop. This would work great for a box a friend wants me to make.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#3 posted 01-14-2016 12:45 AM

I’m really enjoying these live-edge boxes of yours! You’re really getting the hang of them!

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

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#4 posted 01-14-2016 04:10 AM

Thanks for the kind words, they have been selling well and making great gifts.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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