box idea stolen from NewZealand

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Project by abie posted 11-22-2017 04:00 PM 1802 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

in this small box he/they used the decorative side slots to act as stops ffor the top to sit on
very clever.
seen is a gift show in NewZealand.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#1 posted 11-22-2017 05:10 PM

Thats neat how the stops help keep the sides square, very nice work!

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#2 posted 11-22-2017 08:47 PM

It’s a beautiful box and very clever.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 11-22-2017 09:49 PM

It works very creative.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 11-23-2017 01:20 AM

Cool box. Those are some wide splines to hold the did up!!

cheers, Jim

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#5 posted 11-23-2017 05:21 AM

Very neat idea. I use the splines to hold the tray on my boxes but never for the top lid. Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 11-23-2017 11:17 AM

Very interesting style….what’s the little inlay in the corner?

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#7 posted 11-26-2017 10:30 PM

Great idea, thank you for sharing this project

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 11-27-2017 02:39 AM

Thanks for the comments
just saw these boxes in a shop in Queenstown NZ and liked the idea.
the stone inset is Puaua… which is their Abalone, polished and sold in small batches is stores.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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