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Project by Wingstress posted 04-26-2010 03:00 AM 2845 views 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this in box for my mom’s birthday. Its from woodsmith magazine. There have been a couple other Ljs that have done it. It was a lot more challenging then I thought it would be, but in the end it was a good build. Plus my mom really liked it and it matched her desk quite well.

drawers were made from one piece of crotch walnut. The frame is cherry and the spines are bloodwood.

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT





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Kate

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#1 posted 04-26-2010 03:07 AM

looks good!

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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Marc5

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#2 posted 04-26-2010 03:37 AM

Nice combination of wood. I really like the Walnut.

-- Marc

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bigike

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#3 posted 04-26-2010 03:44 AM

great work!

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

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longgone

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#4 posted 04-26-2010 05:59 AM

Nice looking inbox. Now you need to make her an out-box. The bloodwood splines and walnut are a nice combination. I know your mother loves it…Great birthday present..

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RexMcKinnon

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#5 posted 04-26-2010 03:58 PM

Looks good. I like your choice of wood.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#6 posted 04-26-2010 07:57 PM

This looks great! Wow…I love the walnut! So great to work with also. Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#7 posted 04-27-2010 01:46 AM

I have been trying to get my hands on the plan for this. Any idea where I can find it?

-- Patrick

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bibb

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#8 posted 04-29-2010 04:58 PM

That is really pretty. I like the way you pulled it all together

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com

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konaman

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#9 posted 06-01-2010 02:42 AM

where did you get the plans?

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 06-01-2010 03:47 AM

Super job it looks great nice wood selection too

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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