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Project by RootandBranch posted 08-18-2016 06:13 PM 971 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First of a few. A couple of similar along this line are going to be donations to two organizations R&B support for their fundraising auctions. This one in Walnut and Tiger Maple was the test box. Been a while since I made templates and routed out a design. Really wish I had a CNC but since I’m poor, it’s MDF and guides. Lined it in crocodile skin fabric and it will come with the leather bound mini Big Book and a hand turned olivewood AA pen. Chips not included. Now that I know proof of concept is doable, time to cut some more wood. Thanks for looking.

-- Don, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RootandBranchGifts - http://facebook.com/rootandbranchgifts





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ChrisK

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#1 posted 08-18-2016 06:37 PM

The boxes look great.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 08-18-2016 07:12 PM

These look very nice and will be wonderful eye catchers.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 08-18-2016 11:43 PM

Great looking box—I love that walnut/maple combo!

-- Dean

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#4 posted 08-19-2016 01:34 AM

Wow, the maple and walnut look amazing together, great work!

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#5 posted 08-19-2016 11:08 AM

Great work; looks sharp.

-- Gary, Florida

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#6 posted 08-20-2016 10:14 AM

I’m building a box like that and was wondering what you use for hinges
Thanks

-- David

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#7 posted 08-21-2016 01:09 AM

Nice job!

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RootandBranch

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#8 posted 08-22-2016 06:18 PM

Thanks y’all. Sorry I didn’t get back to you sooner David. The hinges are simple pins that run through the sides of the box into the lid.

-- Don, https://www.etsy.com/shop/RootandBranchGifts - http://facebook.com/rootandbranchgifts

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#9 posted 08-22-2016 06:59 PM

Thanks Don
I do see that lee valley has some spring loaded pin hinges and I thought that maybe you used them or something similar

-- David

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