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Flame Birch Box

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Project by Spuds posted 02-20-2010 05:35 AM 3464 views 11 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a flame birch box with a birds-eye maple top. The ribbon handle is a combination of cherry with Quina as the outside lamination, and was wrapped and recessed into the box sides. Quina was also used for the corner points. A majority of the wood is from Maine, except of course for the Quina. The finish is natural tung oil.

-- Steve





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AngelofDeath

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#1 posted 02-20-2010 05:42 AM

Beautiful box….with some very nice wood….and a great finish to compliment. Thanks for sharing…just keep getting more and more ideas for stuff on here…really like the ribbon look of the handle on the lid…very nice

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Gotwood1962

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#2 posted 02-20-2010 05:43 AM

I love the flame birch. The integrated handle is the icing on the cake. Great design.

-- Gotwood1962, If sawdust were valuable... I'd be a millionaire

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SEE

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#3 posted 02-20-2010 05:43 AM

Gorgeous Box! What an interesting handle, too. Thanks for posting.

-- Build for the joy of it!

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patron

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#4 posted 02-20-2010 05:45 AM

a very interesting ,

and beautiful build .

well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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bigike

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#5 posted 02-20-2010 05:45 AM

very nice work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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donjoe

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#6 posted 02-20-2010 05:59 AM

Job well done.This is one beautiful box.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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savannah505

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#7 posted 02-20-2010 06:05 AM

Very nicely done, a real beauty.

-- Dan Wiggins

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blackcherry

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#8 posted 02-20-2010 06:53 AM

Great execution, design and craftsmanship, a very nice looking project. Thanks for sharing…Blkcherry

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zlatanv

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#9 posted 02-20-2010 07:28 AM

Beautiful woods, and the handle is very cool.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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Hallmark

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#10 posted 02-20-2010 08:42 AM

Great looking box, love the wood choice. The handle looks like ribbon candy.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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webwood

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#11 posted 02-20-2010 10:16 AM

well done – beautiful wood

-- -erik & christy-

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Jason Tetterton

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#12 posted 02-20-2010 10:43 AM

I love it!

-- Jason, Central Virginia

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littlecope

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#13 posted 02-20-2010 11:15 AM

Excellent Work and Wood, Steve!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#14 posted 02-20-2010 01:12 PM

Such a great combination of woods ….The Flame Birch is one of my favorite woods and your handle is awesome : )
This is my Flame Birch Lazy Susan ….I hope you like it : )
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7732

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ND2ELK

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#15 posted 02-20-2010 03:03 PM

Beautiful looking box. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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