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18th century bakers dough box

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Project by remy97 posted 1509 days ago 2159 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was a project that i built a while ago and decided to refinish. it was an 18th centry dough box that bakers would have used. they would have put their dough in it to rise undisturbed so it wouldn’t get bugs on it or be destroyed in the making. since my parents always make fresh bread with large meals i though tihs would be a god project. i would be more than happy to hear your comments

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!





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Bufford

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#1 posted 1509 days ago

Beautiful work. I have this thing for boxes, small, large…decorative or designed. I love them all.

-- Upstate South Carolina Woodworker

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Wood_smith

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#2 posted 1509 days ago

Yeah, I’m the same way.. maybe there’s a BA (Boxes Anonymous) for those of us who can’t get enough! I’ve got about 8 making boxes books in my collection now, and looking for more! It might be a better retirement sideline, than wresting with 4×8 sheets of plywood!
Of course, I would discourage anyone from getting away from plywood!

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch, http://www.kerrywoodworking.com

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remy97

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#3 posted 1509 days ago

boxes are an easy, fun thing to make that turn out nice and are pratical. although i make a little of everything

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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kosta

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#4 posted 1509 days ago

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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OutPutter

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#5 posted 1509 days ago

Nice box remy and welcome to LJ. I’ve never met a box I didn’t like and yours is no expception. I like the simple construction but disagree that they’re easy. They can be more difficult than large scale projects and contain more joinery techniques than you can shake a stick at if you want.

Best,

-- Jim

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remy97

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#6 posted 1509 days ago

well thats true, i really only use a lot of butt joints and rabbits so it dosent seem to hard.

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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dubsaloon

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#7 posted 1204 days ago

Love the box. Is there a liner inside?

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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remy97

206 posts in 1512 days


#8 posted 1204 days ago

No there isn’t. Although that is a good idea for the future, and wouldn’t be too hard to do.

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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