Hot Lips Box

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Project by CathyG posted 12-18-2009 04:35 AM 2064 views 10 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The basic pattern for this came from an old 1985 Tom Crabb box making book. I altered the legs and added the red lip color. It was a fun box to make

-- Cathy, Illinois

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#1 posted 12-18-2009 04:39 AM

those are some sexy lips, i mean the box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 12-18-2009 04:42 AM

That is Great! It’s nice to see someone willing to get wild and crazy. Well done

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#3 posted 12-18-2009 04:42 AM

nice MAS*H tribute. what sweet lips. nice box to.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#4 posted 12-18-2009 04:46 AM

I like this a lot … very well done … one of my favorites

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 12-18-2009 04:58 AM

Now that’s neat. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#6 posted 12-18-2009 05:04 AM

Pucker up Buttercup LOL

Well Done Cathy


-- It seem's to me i could live my life, a lot better than i think i am. Andrew, Midland, Ont.

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#7 posted 12-18-2009 05:06 AM

Now that’s a lip smackin’ good box! Very cool design.

-- John @

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#8 posted 12-18-2009 05:25 AM


-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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#9 posted 12-18-2009 06:03 AM

How cool – how many pre teen and early teen girls would love a present like this. Looks like it would hold a lot of lipstick. Awsome.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#10 posted 12-18-2009 07:31 AM

Really cool looking box. Saw this in person at the Woodworking Show and it really caught my eye. Great idea.

-- Kyle Shipp,

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#11 posted 12-18-2009 07:38 AM

Very cool!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#12 posted 12-18-2009 07:44 AM

The coolest box I’ve ever seen.

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 12-18-2009 08:17 AM

Wow what a nifty box, its definately a original. Superb.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#14 posted 12-18-2009 01:03 PM

excellent!!! Fun to make – fun to look at!! Fantastic job as well.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#15 posted 12-18-2009 01:23 PM

Look what somebody might miss if they told you not to give them any lip. I forget the name of the lady in MASH who had these. Was it “Hot Lips Callahan or Monohan”? Regardless, you did a beautiful build Cathy. A fun piece.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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