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Project by Bud_3 posted 02-07-2017 05:52 PM 1057 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s made of old oak boards and alnus legs.Size 11/16 on 6.5 inches height.I am so sorry for the bad pictures i made,i don’t have a good camera.Thanks!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...





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XrayJay

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#1 posted 02-07-2017 06:12 PM

This is really a beautiful rustic piece. The wood shows a lot of character and goes well with the legs. Could I ask how you notched the legs to fit with the box? Chisel? Great Job!

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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Boxguy

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#2 posted 02-07-2017 06:15 PM

Bud, this box has its own rustic charm. It has a wabi-sabi kind of honesty. The top with the hinge in the middle is novel. It will function well…as does the box itself…but it may not be easy to get at things in the back half of the box. The basic form here is worth pursuing. I think you might want to make a some more boxes of this type and try to improve your ideas with each new box…at least that is what I do when I am working on a new design. There is real potential here with your design. I like it, and I like the look. Nice work. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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Bud_3

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#3 posted 02-07-2017 06:21 PM



This is really a beautiful rustic piece. The wood shows a lot of character and goes well with the legs. Could I ask how you notched the legs to fit with the box? Chisel? Great Job!

- XrayJay

Thanks!Its just the bark of alnus tree,i just left as they were.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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DonSol

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#4 posted 02-07-2017 09:15 PM

I like the rustic look of the wood and your idea for the legs. A good looking piece.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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Bud_3

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#5 posted 02-08-2017 10:03 AM

Boxguy and DonSol ...Thank you for your thoughts!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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ravensrock

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#6 posted 02-08-2017 01:28 PM

Clever box! Gives me some ideas about how to put some old scrap pieces to use.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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Bud_3

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#7 posted 02-08-2017 02:15 PM



Clever box! Gives me some ideas about how to put some old scrap pieces to use.

- ravensrock

Glad i could stir up your imagination.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#8 posted 02-08-2017 03:54 PM

looks great

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JimInNM

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#9 posted 02-08-2017 08:04 PM

Very unique and attractive, love the legs and overall box. Make lots and sell them, they will go fast

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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Bud_3

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#10 posted 02-08-2017 09:27 PM

David and Jim thanks a lot!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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