Accessory Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by CortezWoodworking posted 03-31-2017 08:39 PM 627 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

6 comments so far

View Rich's profile


2113 posts in 466 days

#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.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

View CortezWoodworking's profile


8 posts in 298 days

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

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

-- SMC

View BurlyBob's profile


5157 posts in 2142 days

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

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

View oldnovice's profile


6484 posts in 3244 days

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

Nice work!
Good looking project.

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

View helluvawreck's profile


29804 posts in 2743 days

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

It’s a nice box and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View david38's profile


3518 posts in 2220 days

#6 posted 04-01-2017 02:37 PM

good box

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics