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Cedar box with laminated top

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Project by donjoe posted 05-24-2010 01:26 AM 1790 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Everyone, I am still making cedar boxes even though I have’nt posted in a while. Thought I would post this one since the top is a different style. The top is made of six exotic hardwoods cut to 1/8” strips and glued together then cut to lenght several times to get the width needed. It is 1/2” thick. Most of you can see the various woods used. The top and bottom of the box is wrapped in red cedar while the body of the box is made of brown cedar with purpleheart and cocobolo splines. Made the lid lift out of a piece of leftover laminated top. The inside does not have any finish so the cedar aroma is fresh. Box is 8”X5 1/2”X4 1/2”. The finish on the outside is two coats of lacquer. Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.





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#1 posted 05-24-2010 01:28 AM

Very Very nice a super looking box,

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-24-2010 01:34 AM

Sweet Stripes.. Super Splines.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @ lasercreationsbylarry.com.au

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#3 posted 05-24-2010 02:56 AM

Nice! I want to make one!!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#4 posted 05-24-2010 04:11 AM

Wow awesome box, looks fantastic

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 05-24-2010 04:30 AM

Nice box i like the color, super

-- wchips

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#6 posted 05-24-2010 04:58 AM

Now that’s a really nice box.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 05-24-2010 12:40 PM

Now that is one fine looking box Donnie. Well done.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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