tissue box cover

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Project by dbw posted 03-26-2016 06:49 PM 717 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tissue box cover made of Poplar. I milled the Poplar down to 1/2” thick for ease of tissue removal. I used an empty tissue box as a template to cut the opening. Warm Cherry stain and 3 coats of Gloss Arm-R-Seal topcoat.

-- measure 3 times, cut once

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 03-27-2016 02:22 AM

That is one good looking tissue box!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 03-27-2016 05:09 AM

DBW, this should work well. Nice thought on the design. I especially like the look and practicality of the rounded edges near the tissue grab area. I suppose the lid is heavy enough so you don’t need magnets to keep it shut. Looks like you have made it easy to insert and extract the tissue boxes. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 03-27-2016 05:48 AM

There is no need to open or close. This cover is bottomless. Just slip the cover over the box.

-- measure 3 times, cut once

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#4 posted 03-27-2016 05:02 PM

This looks really nice and is very practical.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 03-27-2016 06:44 PM

dbw, thanks, I’ve got the concept now. You might consider this method for attaching the top and rounding off the edges of the top.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 03-28-2016 02:45 PM

I really like this, very functional.

-- Floyd - Harrison Arkansas

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#7 posted 03-29-2016 06:26 PM

Looks very nice. One of my future projects.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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