Father's Day Box

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Project by shredkeenan posted 1484 days ago 1169 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my dad for father’s day. I resawed the sides from one 4/4 board so the grain matches all the way around the box. The top and bottom panels are veneered 1/4” MDF. I wiped on a few applications of amber dye and then lightly sanded it back in order to add some depth and “pop” to the birdseye.

Size: 6” x 10” x 5”
Wood: Bubinga and birdseye maple veneer
Finish: BLO and wipe-on polyurethane

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#1 posted 1484 days ago

Very Nice looking box! I like the use of MDF.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#2 posted 1484 days ago

Great job, nice looking box!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 1484 days ago

Very nice.

With MDF and veneer concerns about movement basically go away and no one would know unless you told them.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 1484 days ago

Really nice box.

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#5 posted 1484 days ago

Well done would have never guessed, nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 1483 days ago

very nice. I wouldn’t have thought of MDF for a veneer base on a small project Good thinking. Nice finish work, too.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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