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Project by bryano posted 2509 days ago 2268 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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Max

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#1 posted 2509 days ago

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 2509 days ago

Hi Bryano;

Nice looking project.

Very good workmanship!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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bryano

546 posts in 2536 days


#3 posted 2509 days ago

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

Thank you Lee.

-- bryano

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hobbyist

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#4 posted 2509 days ago

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

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lance

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#5 posted 2509 days ago

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 2509 days ago

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

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Don

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#7 posted 2509 days ago

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!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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TomFran

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#8 posted 2507 days ago

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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Saratoga

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#9 posted 2503 days ago

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

-- Reed-Dallas, Texas (aka) Saratoga

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bryano

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#10 posted 2481 days ago

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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