Walnut and maple box

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Project by dewoodwork posted 2569 days ago 1667 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box features clean simple lines and a hidden sliding lid design. I finish by boxes with a oil and varnish mix.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#1 posted 2569 days ago

This looks simple at first glance, but is complicated. Very nice work!

Scott Alan in Madison, WI

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 2569 days ago

Very clean and appealing design. Are the strips on the side inlay or glue-up?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#3 posted 2569 days ago

The strips a inlay. I just make a saw kerf with a square tooth ripping blade. The inlay strip is thicknessed at my drum sander. Miter keys are cut with the square tooth blade with the aid of a cradle jig.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#4 posted 2569 days ago

gorgeous…just wait til Don sees it!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#5 posted 2569 days ago

Yes Dorje – Don will like this one. I’ve heard somewhere that he likes smalll boxes. DeWayne, your work is outstanding. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 2569 days ago

Whoopee! I just love small wooden boxes – this one is exceptional!

DWW, I don’t believe I’ve seen this “hidden lid” design before – very nice.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#7 posted 2569 days ago

I was wondering how you got inside!! :)


-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 2569 days ago

That’s one beautiful box.

-- John

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