Colorful way to use up scraps

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Project by lumberjoe posted 05-12-2016 08:00 PM 1197 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Due to a shipping error, I have a lot of extra 1/2” cherry plywood hanging around. I’ve been experimenting some different box designs and paints. I like this one. Simple mitered construction, amber shellac, and blue enamel paint.

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#1 posted 05-13-2016 01:08 AM

Nice one Joe.
If that’s just the photograph thick veneer that came on the plywood, then kudos on the fine corners.
Very clean and a nice colour on the top.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#2 posted 05-13-2016 01:15 AM

Thanks Paul!

It is paper thin veneer. I made a new miter sled for my tablesaw and this was the test. It did okay.

I have 3.5 sheets of this stuff left. Time to get creative!


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#3 posted 05-13-2016 01:58 AM

Really nice box. I love how the blue pops.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#4 posted 05-13-2016 12:23 PM

Thanks Joe! I love that color blue


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