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Project by Flyingmonkey158 posted 12-08-2016 02:57 PM 845 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a couple of my first boxes that I have made, I made them for my mom and sister as Christmas presents. They are poplar sides, walnut corners and curly cherry lids. The walnut was purchased from the store, the cherry and poplar I slabbed out of some logs I picked up from a local landscaping company with a chainsaw and then electric hand planed down. For the tools I have, they turned out pretty decent. Some day a real jointer and planer would be nice.

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#1 posted 12-08-2016 05:02 PM

Those are great. I really like that live edge lid.

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#2 posted 12-08-2016 10:02 PM

These are beautiful boxes! Simple, but very unique with the live edge. I like the cornering also.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#3 posted 12-09-2016 04:44 AM

You did a fine job on those boxes. Someone’s going to enjoy their Christmas. I’m sure they will love them.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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