Dovetailed Box

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Project by Ben posted 05-20-2017 02:20 PM 760 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this curly maple/cherry dovetailed box for my girlfriend on her 40th birthday.
Hand cut joinery. Raised panel top. Brusso quadrant hinges. Wipe-on poly finish.

Pretty fun little build.
Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 05-20-2017 02:32 PM

Well done and elegant.

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#2 posted 05-20-2017 04:43 PM

Very impresive dovetail work! Beautiful interior too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 05-20-2017 08:16 PM

Your box has a great look! The grain is beautiful and love the fine hand cut dovetail work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 05-20-2017 10:27 PM

I love the wood and the dovetails look great.

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

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#5 posted 05-20-2017 11:03 PM

Nifty grain pattern
nice work on the dovetails
Holds memories well

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#6 posted 05-21-2017 02:49 AM

Great Dovetails! I kinda like the interior of the Lid more than the exterior, think I would’ve reversed it?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#7 posted 05-21-2017 05:50 AM

Very well done Ben,

I only hope your work is appreciated as much as us.
A very well presented post as well.

I looked inside but did not see a little band of gold anywhere!!

-- Regards Robert

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#8 posted 05-21-2017 02:11 PM

Very nice!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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