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A simple box for my wife

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Project by Charlie H. posted 08-15-2016 12:44 PM 1541 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The sides are Walnut
The top and bottom are Ambrosia Maple
Finish is several coats of MinWax Tung Oil
Outside dimensions 6×9x5(h) inches
1/2” box joints, top/bottom float in dados, hinges open just past 90 degrees and are made from ambrosia maple with bamboo hinge pins

-- Regards, Charlie in Rowlett, TX --------I talk to myself, because sometimes I need expert advice.---------





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XrayJay

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#1 posted 08-15-2016 01:06 PM

everything looks great but the hinges are my favorite.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#2 posted 08-15-2016 02:16 PM

beautiful peice

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Josh

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#3 posted 08-15-2016 07:19 PM

It doesn’t look that simple, but it does look really good.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 08-15-2016 08:43 PM

That is a real beauty and it has a lot of character. Charlie, I’m sure that your wife will always cherish it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 08-15-2016 08:45 PM

Very nice

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 08-15-2016 10:38 PM

Very nice. Great combination of woods. I really like that style of lid pull / knob thingy. lol.

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#7 posted 08-16-2016 02:35 AM

That is a real nice looking box. I totally agree about the maple and walnut combination.

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#8 posted 08-16-2016 05:11 AM

Simple only in your mind!
It looks very well built and resulted in a beautiful!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 08-17-2016 02:28 AM

Nice job!

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Charlie H.

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#10 posted 08-18-2016 01:51 AM

Thanks to all for the kind words.

-- Regards, Charlie in Rowlett, TX --------I talk to myself, because sometimes I need expert advice.---------

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Boxguy

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#11 posted 08-20-2016 03:58 AM

Charlie, I like this box. The hinges are great…good design there. You have made a fine, straight-forward design and a very solidly constructed project. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#12 posted 09-17-2016 11:43 PM

Looks very elegant and lotsa details. Again, luv the wooden hinges

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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