Hedgehog Trinket Box

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Project by woodreamer posted 10-12-2016 05:57 PM 1257 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little box made from local walnut, measures 3” x 2.25” (8mm x 5.5 mm). It is for my niece who has had a series of hedgehogs for pets. Though made on the scroll saw, it follows the similar band saw box method which can be seen on many videos and books. The swivel lid uses a 1/4 inch wood dowel, and closes with two rare earth magnets.
Finished with a coat of mineral oil. Hoping to make other critter boxes.
Thanks for looking.

-- Bob, BC, Canada

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#1 posted 10-12-2016 06:15 PM

Beautiful motive and great looking box. I like the way you made nidles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-12-2016 07:14 PM

cute little box, she’ll surely love it

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 10-13-2016 03:42 AM

Marvelous box Bob. I’m sure that she’ll love it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 10-13-2016 06:46 AM

Thanks guys!

-- Bob, BC, Canada

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#5 posted 10-13-2016 03:04 PM

This is very creative. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 10-13-2016 03:12 PM

Cutest trinket box ever! The quill design is just great!

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