Christmas Boxes

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Project by clieb91 posted 12-09-2009 05:02 AM 1799 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This year I will be seeing some folks I don’t normally get to see for the holidays and I wanted to give them something special. So here are the Christmas gift boxes. They will be given along with some special treats in each of them.
I had a lot of fun making them with my new bandsaw and it taught me a good amount. I am looking forward to perhaps a few more in the next couple of weeks as well.

The first one is Sycamore with a Purpleheart lid.
The second is various woods that came as a clearance block from Woodcraft. The picture will be that of me and my daughter as this one goes to my grandfather a true inspiration me.
The third was my first adventure in resawing. It has a Padauk top and bottom with Sycamore.

Thanks all for looking.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#1 posted 12-09-2009 05:11 AM

Beautiful boxes!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 12-09-2009 05:12 AM

nice boxes

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 12-09-2009 05:59 AM

Good work Chris

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-09-2009 07:53 AM

Awesome job on those boxes.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 12-09-2009 11:21 AM

Pretty Work, Chris!! Nice Job!!

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

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#6 posted 12-09-2009 04:10 PM

Chris, these are gorgeous boxes. And I am sure your grandfather will enjoy receiving his box.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 12-09-2009 05:27 PM

Very nice Boxes!!! I’m sure they will be happy on Christmas :)

-- Joshua Warren {Also know as- Porkchop}

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#8 posted 12-09-2009 07:43 PM

Gifts people will never forget. Beautiful boxes.

-- “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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#9 posted 12-10-2009 07:05 AM

Thanks All.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#10 posted 03-28-2012 05:46 PM

Nice bunch of boxes

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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