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Project by DanielP posted 03-05-2016 02:53 AM 816 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

3 1/2” x 6 1/4” x 9 1/4”

Sliding tray made of bloodwood and walnut,

Well, I have developed a specific procedure for making this style of box in order to insure getting the lid on square and lined up properly.

I proceeded to not follow my own directions resulting in an errant cut, whereupon I began making compensations.

This is the final result. I actually did make another lid that fit perfectly but my wife vetoed it. She really liked this one.

Thanks for looking.

-- --- Dan





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-05-2016 03:30 AM

I like the look very much

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-05-2016 04:01 AM

Ahh Daniel, this is marvelous.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#3 posted 03-05-2016 04:09 AM

Thanks Monte, thanks Jerry. Forget to mention I put in a leather bottom for the first time. Came out pretty well.

-- --- Dan

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#4 posted 03-05-2016 02:34 PM

Very cool box and wood.

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

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#5 posted 03-05-2016 08:53 PM

Thanks Bob.

-- --- Dan

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#6 posted 03-06-2016 05:45 AM

Nice box, love the tray

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 03-07-2016 12:52 AM

Thanks Norm

-- --- Dan

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#8 posted 03-07-2016 05:49 PM

very nice design and that wood is unbelievable …Great job

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#9 posted 03-13-2016 01:57 PM

Sweet looking box. That Maple is beautiful.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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