A basic Incra design - simple trinket box

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Project by webwood posted 12-06-2009 10:05 PM 4845 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We were looking for a good color alternative to the lacewood we were using and decided to try padauk – This is a really beautiful colored wood – Box is made out of red oak and padauk, cornerpost dovetail. We were using just lindseed oil to finish and discovered that the padauk bleeds into the oak when oiled up – might try just the wipe on poly on the next one. Bookmatched on the top – really like the character of the oak – great wood to work with.. we are thinking of trying a padauk base on the next one.

-- -erik & christy-

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#1 posted 12-06-2009 10:08 PM

I keep saying I will get the Incra router table set up.. maybe for Xmas
Nice boxes… will be posting a few soon.. Xmas orders… If I make enough I might be able to get the Incra… here’s hoping.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 12-06-2009 10:22 PM

I like your use of color, they set them off from others.


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#3 posted 12-06-2009 11:10 PM


-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#4 posted 12-07-2009 12:57 AM

Wow, you’ve been busy!! Another Fine Job!!

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

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#5 posted 12-07-2009 07:05 AM

Very nice looking box with great color contrast!

-- Dave, See some of my creations at:

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#6 posted 12-07-2009 07:21 AM

I love all your work it is incrediable.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 03-30-2010 01:54 AM

Very nice detail with the different woods, great job…

-- Rick

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#8 posted 06-06-2011 06:31 PM

Those dovetails had me puzzled for a moment or two;) I like the look of the applied bottom. Very nice work. I also love Paduak.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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