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Curved Side Blanket Box

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Project by Randy Moseley posted 04-22-2010 03:07 AM 2365 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This blanket box is made with red oak and walnut, with unfinished aromatic cedar interior. The legs have a routed slot to accommodate 1/4” red oak plywood, kerf-cut on the back to allow it to follow the curve in the leg slots. The top is red oak cut at 45 degree angles in four sections to make it come to a point in the center. These pieces are glued to plywood then a walnut/oak/walnut rail goes around the lid. The finish is sanding sealer and lacquer, sprayed. This is being donated to a fundraiser for the Illinois Master Gardeners’ annual state conference to be held later this year.

-- Randy, DeKalb, Illinois





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christopheralan

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#1 posted 04-22-2010 03:10 AM

Nice! Great curves!

-- christopheralan

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bigike

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#2 posted 04-22-2010 03:20 AM

great looken box, it goes with the dresser you made. very nice work! ;)

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

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#3 posted 04-22-2010 03:42 AM

Outstanding!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 04-22-2010 04:28 AM

WOW! Nice curves!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#5 posted 04-22-2010 07:43 AM

I realy look as good as your hall table

Dennis

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#6 posted 04-22-2010 09:19 AM

Excellent work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 04-22-2010 12:36 PM

Truly a beautiful box. Outstanding work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Jason

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#8 posted 04-22-2010 04:42 PM

Holy cow! I thought this was a little desktop box just looking at the first picture. Great lines and curves for a box that size.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#9 posted 04-22-2010 09:18 PM

I freeking love it

-- Bennett; If it can't be fixed with a hammer its an electical problem

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#10 posted 04-23-2010 04:26 AM

Love the curves, and the way you organized the angles on the top. Outstanding!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#11 posted 02-17-2011 08:44 PM

Nice lines all around.

-- http://woodwork.me

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