Oval Top Box

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Project by whitedog posted 1465 days ago 1931 views 14 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box started out as a quick and fast throw together project and it actually went together pretty well, unlike some of my other boxes. I really like the lid on this one , the shape and it adds a different look to the box. I will be trying more with this shape. It is 9 1/2×5 1/2×4 1/2 and the end caps are redwood ,the front back and bottom is some of my bug eaten oak , lid is maple with a manzinata burl lift. Thanks for looking.

And as always leave a comment or question.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#1 posted 1465 days ago

Great looking box.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#2 posted 1465 days ago

very cool looking. Different!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#3 posted 1465 days ago

Paul, That’s one of the prettiest boxes I’ve seen. Between the contrast of your woods and the shape of your ends (legs) and the top. Great design, Great craftsmanship and a Great finish! Beautiful combination all the way around.

-- John @

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#4 posted 1465 days ago

What a great job, love the wood.

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#5 posted 1465 days ago

Really pretty. The sides and top look like they are made of some kind of stone!!

-- curious woodworker

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#6 posted 1465 days ago

Nice box. Interesting design. Great woods and finish.

-- tim hill

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#7 posted 1465 days ago

That is really handsome. I like it.
Great design, great details, and great finish.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 1465 days ago

Wow, what a creative and attractive looking little box. So different.


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#9 posted 1465 days ago

Thanks everyone for the positive feed back . This is the first box in a while that I have liked as soon as I was done. I usually like a few things at first then grow to like the whole box.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#10 posted 1465 days ago

Pretty clean lines for you. More traditional from your other styles. Looks great! Nice design, beautiful wood well crafted, excellent!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#11 posted 1465 days ago

Very cool I like the design. Great work!


-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#12 posted 1465 days ago

Great design and colors. Well done !

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#13 posted 1464 days ago

Very nice Whitedog.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 1464 days ago

Very nice design and an overall great looking box. Well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#15 posted 1464 days ago

Very beautiful box

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