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Curved front natural edge box

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Project by Abe Low posted 10-26-2009 01:39 AM 1828 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made from a felled small tree in our back yard, believed to be english walnut. I dried it myself for a few years, thinking the boards would be flat. Good luck prevailed and made the boards cuped and warped. The box is hand cut dovetails. Natural edges, finished with just wax. Lid is held in place by gravity, as is the bottom.

-- Abe Low, Fine furniture, Sacramento, CA





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-26-2009 01:46 AM

Hey Abe
This is a very special box very well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-26-2009 01:49 AM

I like the box. You did a great job; unique in many ways.

-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 10-26-2009 02:33 AM

Abe, So unique. Great design and use of wood. Very nice.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#4 posted 10-26-2009 03:19 AM

very cool – nice job – I got a boat load of ash, cherry and other stuff that would make nice boxes like that too.

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#5 posted 10-26-2009 03:37 AM

Very fine…nice work!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#6 posted 10-26-2009 04:02 AM

The box that any tree would love to be. Thanks for posting.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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#7 posted 10-26-2009 04:25 AM

Great box. Love the live edge and natural curve of the front.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#8 posted 10-26-2009 04:33 AM

very nice… great looking wood . i really like natural edges , wish i could do dovetails

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#9 posted 10-26-2009 04:41 PM

Nice box, really beautiful wood, great original design…...................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#10 posted 11-03-2009 01:38 AM

AWESOME… Great job… looks terrific

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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