roll top breadbox

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Project by bryano posted 09-15-2007 08:33 PM 4575 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this project was made from 1.25” by 10.5” by 12’ long red oak salvaged from a church rebuild. I copied the plan from a wood projects mag. This was my first major project. It took me about three weeks to build.

-- bryano

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#1 posted 09-15-2007 08:59 PM

That turned out very nice, should be able to store pleanty of bread in there. Did you make the tambour roll top also by gluing canvas on the back?

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 09-15-2007 09:45 PM

Hi Bryano;

Nice looking project.

Very good workmanship!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 09-15-2007 10:33 PM

Thank you Max. And yes i did. the plan recomended a heavy denim material.

Thank you Lee.

-- bryano

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#4 posted 09-16-2007 12:19 AM

looks great it’s hugh in there and the top drawer was a nice touch to the piece

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#5 posted 09-16-2007 12:43 AM

Really nice work and even more impressive for a first project. Well back to work on my first project.

Have a great day,

-- Bob Lance, DE

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Thos. Angle

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#6 posted 09-16-2007 01:42 AM

Good work Bryano. For a first attempt, I’d say you did very well.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 09-16-2007 07:17 AM

For a first attempt? Hey, this would be a tribute to you no matter how much experience you had. Nice work.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#8 posted 09-17-2007 10:25 PM

Wow, nice work! And, you got the wood for free – it doesn’t get much better than that… ;^D

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#9 posted 09-22-2007 03:47 PM

Very nice work on the Breadbox! For the individual slats you cut for the roll top did you use a camfur rolled edge to the sides of each slat, a different edge or just squared off? I want to make a breadbox like this for my Mom I think she would love it.

-- Reed-Dallas, Texas (aka) Saratoga

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#10 posted 10-13-2007 08:09 PM

Hi Reed. I made this one for my mom. and yes I chamfurd the edges with my joiner to 30 degrees.

-- bryano

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