First Box

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Project by Asher posted 2562 days ago 1418 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the very first box I made after buying my table saw and a set of dado blades. The box and liner are made of yellow pine and the veneers are lacewood with a square of ash burl.

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#1 posted 2561 days ago

Very nice!

What type of finish did you put on it?

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 2561 days ago

Nice, tight joints! Great looking wood and inlay.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 2561 days ago

Tom I used a tung oil poly mix.

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#4 posted 2561 days ago

It’s a nice box. Thanks for sharing!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#5 posted 2561 days ago

nice job. theer is a lot to be learned from small boxes.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 2561 days ago

Great box Asher! The wood is just beautiful and terrific craftsmanship. Thanks for posting it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#7 posted 2561 days ago

this is a wonderful box!!! Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 2561 days ago

Great box. Most eery thing I build is a box of some sort.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 2560 days ago

Asher, this is a beautiful small box; I just love small wooden boxes.

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

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#10 posted 2381 days ago

The veneer looks perfect!

-- --Chuck

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#11 posted 2380 days ago

Wow, that’s beautiful! I really like this one. Nice veneer, details, shape and scale, its so nice. Great job. Can’t believe it was your first! You’re very talented.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#12 posted 2171 days ago

FIRST!!! Well you are a natural bro! NICE work. I like the inlay.

-- God bless! Freddo (Northern - NJ) Our Creator designed us to create - so use WOOD!

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