Curved front natural edge box

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Project by Abe Low posted 1768 days ago 1797 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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#1 posted 1768 days ago

Hey Abe
This is a very special box very well done

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1768 days ago

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

-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 1768 days ago

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

-- John @

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#4 posted 1768 days ago

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 1768 days ago

Very fine…nice work!


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#6 posted 1768 days ago

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

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#7 posted 1768 days ago

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

Keep it up.


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

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#8 posted 1768 days ago

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

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#9 posted 1768 days ago

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 1760 days ago

AWESOME… Great job… looks terrific

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

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