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Ribbon Handled Box

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Project by Tayraylor posted 01-28-2016 01:05 PM 2494 views 37 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ribbon handled box. Exquisite birds eye maple found at Dallas Woodcraft for only $7 a bd ft. Handle is lacewood with walnut trim. Very challenging detail work in this long weekend project. Plans came from Woodsmith plans.

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas





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Charles Maxwell

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#1 posted 01-28-2016 01:20 PM

I like it! Nice.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#2 posted 01-28-2016 01:39 PM

Impressive! I make a lot of boxes myself but I sure do like yours!

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#3 posted 01-28-2016 01:48 PM

Beautiful box! Great find on the maple.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#4 posted 01-28-2016 01:52 PM

That a great use of some fantastic wood, great looking box.

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

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#5 posted 01-28-2016 03:42 PM

I like the handle design. I may have to copy that.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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#6 posted 01-28-2016 04:41 PM

Nicely done!

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#7 posted 01-28-2016 04:52 PM

Great looking box. I love the bird’s eye maple, its absolutely beautiful. Added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#8 posted 01-28-2016 06:28 PM

A really nice looking box.

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#9 posted 01-28-2016 07:54 PM

Nice box and wood.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#10 posted 01-28-2016 07:56 PM

Very nice… Love the woods used.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#11 posted 01-28-2016 07:57 PM

I love this ribbon box.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#12 posted 01-28-2016 10:00 PM

This is what I come here for… this box inspires me to get into the shop. So very beautiful. Great work, man!

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#13 posted 01-28-2016 10:58 PM

Great project! What’s the finish?

-- "If you're not counting the ripples when throwing pebbles in the water, you're wasting your time."

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#14 posted 01-28-2016 11:36 PM

My wife looked over my shoulder and it is now on my Honey -Do list. Exquisite is right.

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#15 posted 01-29-2016 01:29 AM

Thanks all. The finish is three coats of Watco natural oil finish with three coats of Johnson paste wax. Love the soft sheen.

Plans are no longer free and can be found here.

http://www.woodsmithplans.com/plan/ribbon-handle-box/

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas

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