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Project by Aries Bergsma posted 1332 days ago 1530 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some time ago I made a spice box for my wife, this one is for our cousin in Indiana, I have changed this box by making 2 doors instead of one as it make it easier (I think) to access the spices, the box is made from reclaimed wood which I had from barns that were torn down, the drawers are hand dovetailed at the front and back and divided into 2 parts to store spices. The main box is dovetailed at the top and bottom, there is an inlay of lacewood around the front perimeter of the box. It is finished with varnish and 3 coats of wax inside and out.

-- AGB





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1332 days ago

Nice looking spice box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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pawpawsteve

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#2 posted 1332 days ago

Nice Spice Box … but it would be handy for a lot of other applications.

-- Steve ... determined to die working and believing that God is good!

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robert triplett

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#3 posted 1332 days ago

This is an excellent box! I like the wood and the design. The middle drawer fronts look like Lacewood. This is very close to the look of the Jewelry Chest I am making. Nice work.
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#4 posted 1332 days ago

Nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1331 days ago

Very pretty box. Nice build.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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kosta

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#6 posted 1331 days ago

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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Bradford

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#7 posted 1330 days ago

That’s very nice. I’m sure your cousin will cherish it.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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deborelli

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#8 posted 452 days ago

I really love the spice chests, they look like tiny armoires. I really like the double doors instead of the single one we mostly see. Great job.

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 438 days ago

Nice design and craftsmanship. And the wood will live another hundred years?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 438 days ago

Very nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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