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Project by Sawdustaflyin posted 08-20-2016 05:46 PM 1238 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tissue box cover made of walnut





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#1 posted 08-20-2016 07:33 PM

Very nice!! Was just thinking this week as I looked at my cheap, and rather unappealing color, tissue box that I need to make a cover. After seeing yours, I am adding this to my “to build” list. If you have more pictures I would love to see the sides and joinery.

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#2 posted 08-20-2016 08:26 PM

I know its a simple box, but it’s pretty slick. Nicely done!

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#3 posted 08-20-2016 09:25 PM

That’s wonderful. Just goes to show, you can never go wrong with walnut!

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#4 posted 08-20-2016 10:10 PM

Great looking tissue box—will really dress up your tissues!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 08-21-2016 12:55 AM

Nice job!

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#6 posted 08-21-2016 01:13 AM

I like it,great looking box but how do you put the tissue box in it?

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#7 posted 08-21-2016 03:34 AM

Nice looking box, but the lighting in the photo makes it hard to see anything but the top of the box and the background.

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#8 posted 08-21-2016 06:18 AM



I like it,great looking box but how do you put the tissue box in it?

- distrbd

I’m sure it’s just open on the bottom, no?

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#9 posted 08-21-2016 10:28 AM

You did a very nice job on this tissue box.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 08-21-2016 02:31 PM

very nice

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#11 posted 08-21-2016 10:39 PM

Those splines on the bottom look deep, I’m guessing you had to trim them off on the inside? What is the thickness of the wood?

That looks like some excellent walnut, beautiful craftsmanship!

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#12 posted 08-22-2016 12:50 AM

Yes the bottom of the box is open allowing a standard tissue box to fit nicely. The wood is 1/2 thick and the bottom spline had to be trimmed a bit on the inside. Thanks for all the comments :)

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#13 posted 08-24-2016 08:45 AM

Very nice box. It’s on my ’’wanna do’’ list for a long time. My only question is – how you refill it? Is there removable bottom?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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