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This was one of my first attempts. I used the natural edge of the top as the handle. Not an difficult work but I like the grain in the wood.
-- Richard, Pennsylvania
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#1 posted 11-09-2009 01:27 AM
No doubt that is pretty wood and a nice little box.
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#2 posted 11-09-2009 01:30 AM
Thanks, Russel. As I said before, it uses up scraps too good to toss & helps maintain my sanity.
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#3 posted 11-09-2009 01:52 AM
Another great looking box. I like the edge and the wood is very nice.
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#5 posted 11-09-2009 04:25 AM
First or last, that’s a great looking box, Richard. Great Work!!
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
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#6 posted 11-09-2009 06:08 AM
I like it, great job! ....what type of wood and finish?
-- "Safety is habit you start and always keep!"
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#7 posted 11-09-2009 06:09 AM
Great box – I love the use of the live edge for the lid lift. Very nice wood you used.
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#8 posted 11-09-2009 06:36 AM
I am not sure of the wood. It is from a log I found on my Father’s farm, oak, I think. Finish oil plus final coat of varnish. THANKS FOR ALL THE NICE COMMENTS.
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#9 posted 11-09-2009 03:25 PM
i like that design thanks for posting it i may try this with wooden hinges
-- self proclaimed copycat
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#10 posted 08-23-2012 01:53 AM
Gorgeous box. The grain is beautiful and I love the natural edge handle.
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