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Project by scrounger posted 1684 days ago 1753 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wine box is a popular design that is seen quiet often. I added a pocket at one end so the lid can only slide in one direction. It is made of maple and cherry. The handle was soaked in water for a few hours, then wiped dry and placed in a form overnight. I then removed the pieces applied glue between and placed them into the form again. I let dry overnight before installation. This is one example of changing the appearance of a design to suit your own taste. I think that is what makes woodworking so interesting. A given number of people can take a good design and have several different variations upon completion.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,





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Monty Queen

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#1 posted 1684 days ago

Great job, looks real good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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sras

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#2 posted 1684 days ago

Nice project! The handle is a nice touch.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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EROCK

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#3 posted 1684 days ago

Nice spin on the design! The handle was worth the time it took.

-- Eric, Seattle Washington - Sawdust Maker

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idiotwithtools

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#4 posted 1684 days ago

Nice design, I like the alternating wood patterns. Great handle. What did you use for a finish?

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scrounger

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#5 posted 1684 days ago

I used an oil finish rubbed down with fine steel wool between coats. I think there is 4 coats on this project. Dave

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1684 days ago

Hey Dave
Really nice work and cool design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bigike

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#7 posted 1684 days ago

nice contrasting woods

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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grizzman

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#8 posted 1684 days ago

a very cool wine box…love the handle…i might “barrow the design”...but credit for it is yours for sure….you dont mind do you…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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scrounger

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#9 posted 1684 days ago

Grizzman, that to me is what this site is all about, have at it. I can’t stop looking at all the fine projects here! Keep up the good work guys.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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skippyland

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#10 posted 1228 days ago

Great design and nice choices of contrasting woods…your patience with the handle certainly paid off.

-- Skip from Batavia, purveyor of fine and exotic sawdust & chips.

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