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Project by CortezWoodworking posted 03-31-2017 08:39 PM 859 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The cool thing about this project was the results I got from book matching. The box is made from Sapele using a small brass rod as a hinge. What I see in the grain is a couple of cookie monsters facing each other. The finish is an oil and wax mix. NOTE: the backside of the lid is from another box like this one but I gave this one as a gift and forgot to get a photo.

-- SMC





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Rich

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#1 posted 03-31-2017 09:05 PM

I see why you put the actual book match on the inside. That top is really dramatic, and the finish enhances it nicely.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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CortezWoodworking

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#2 posted 04-01-2017 01:14 AM

Rich,
Sorry, but that’s my fault. The lid is from another box, (see NOTE above).

-- SMC

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BurlyBob

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#3 posted 04-01-2017 01:56 AM

That’s a really cool box design. The form truly unique.

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#4 posted 04-01-2017 04:04 AM

Nice work!
Good looking project.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 04-01-2017 01:44 PM

It’s a nice box and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 04-01-2017 02:37 PM

good box

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