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Project by demonts posted 11-15-2009 05:14 AM 1956 views 9 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of matching boxes made from Maple, Walnut and Purpleheart scraps.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-15-2009 07:22 AM

Beautiful boxes and great job

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scrappy

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#2 posted 11-15-2009 07:27 AM

Fantastic boxes. The bookmatched tops are a good look. Maple seems to go soo well with both walnut and purpleheart.

Great design and build.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#3 posted 11-15-2009 08:35 AM

Simply marvelous boxes and good pictures.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 11-15-2009 01:02 PM

Beautiful boxes. Love the walnut tops. Well made too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 11-15-2009 03:42 PM

i really like these. the contrast is beautiful, excellent use of material.

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#6 posted 11-15-2009 03:45 PM

like the grain on the top of these boxes how did u make the lift top lids?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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demonts

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#7 posted 11-15-2009 07:57 PM

@bigike – Thanks! I built the boxes as one piece, cut the lids off, and friction fit the purpleheart on the inside to be a bit higher than the bottoms. The lids fit real nice.

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#8 posted 11-15-2009 09:43 PM

A handsome pair of Boxes, my Friend!! Nice Job!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 11-16-2009 02:50 AM

beautiful boxes.

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

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#10 posted 11-26-2009 03:24 AM

nice

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#11 posted 02-19-2012 05:45 PM

Very well done : )

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#12 posted 02-19-2012 05:49 PM

Those are beautiful boxes.

Lee

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#13 posted 02-02-2015 01:10 PM

Mighty fine and nice wood combos as well

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