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Ribbon Handled Box

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Project by Tayraylor posted 01-28-2016 01:05 PM 1798 views 32 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!

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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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!

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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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 in Ohio -- "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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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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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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