Aromatic Cedar Essential Oil Box

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Project by WoodWorkJosh posted 01-26-2018 12:50 AM 1843 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an aromatic cedar essential oil box that I made. It is in the green and green style. I used walnut for the pluges and the drawer pull. It also has a raised panel top and removable tray and drawer. The drawer sides are made of cypress. It was made entirely with hand tools, and holds about 75 bottles. A fun little project for a friend.

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#1 posted 01-26-2018 12:56 AM

Oh Man! This is just fantastic! I love the style and the finish is top flight!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#2 posted 01-26-2018 01:02 AM

Wow….That is VERY nice. GREAT job!!!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#3 posted 01-26-2018 01:23 AM

Thanks so much

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#4 posted 01-26-2018 02:47 AM

Turned out beautiful, didn’t it (it’s okay, you can admit it)?

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#5 posted 01-26-2018 03:23 AM

Beautiful Oil Box! Well Done also!


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#6 posted 01-26-2018 03:27 AM

WOW ….great box …plus that smell is awesome …GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 01-26-2018 06:56 AM

Josh, this is well planned and well done. I like the wood choice and the overall designn. Just in the spirit of sharing. these are some boxes I made for the same purpose. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#8 posted 01-26-2018 03:06 PM

oh boy, now my wife wants one for her essential oils. Looks great!

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#9 posted 01-26-2018 03:17 PM

Boxguy- I love those little boxes. I really like the piano hinge on the backs of them.

trialrun – I am sorry to create more “work” for you, I know how that goes… lol.

Thanks guys.

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#10 posted 01-26-2018 03:21 PM

Well done Josh! Glad to see you’re still doing a little woodworking ;-)

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#11 posted 01-26-2018 03:43 PM

Thanks a bunch Kenny. Yup still woodworking…. just haven’t had as much time to check the forums and blogs. I should be able to get back on here more from time to time. I miss the swaps.

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#12 posted 01-26-2018 09:15 PM

Pretty nice Josh. I really like the style. Congrats on the top three!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#13 posted 01-26-2018 10:30 PM

That’s a great oils box! I love the G&G elements you included—and I’ll bet that cedar smells fantastic!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#14 posted 01-28-2018 03:45 AM

Well there’s a box that took a lot of work. It’s a sure bet your friend appreciates it. Nice job Josh!

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#15 posted 01-28-2018 11:05 AM

Awesome corner joinery and interior ’’net’’ compartments. Cedar realy looks awesome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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