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Project by recycle1943 posted 04-09-2018 02:03 PM 652 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wormy Chestnut recipe box for 3” x 5” cards
Wormy chestnut body with cherry top and bottom and cherry inserts.
I made the box as a cube with mitered corners then cut the top off on the table saw, glued inserts to hold the top in place
Fun little project

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them





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MilFlyer

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#1 posted 04-09-2018 03:43 PM

Good lookin’ project! And I gotta say, I love your quote! LoL

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 04-09-2018 04:03 PM

Nice job. Looks like a recipe type box; should rate a pie at least!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 04-09-2018 05:26 PM



Nice job. Looks like a recipe type box; should rate a pie at least!

- ralbuck

yeah, you would think.

Thanks

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Jerry Spencer

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#4 posted 04-09-2018 08:13 PM

Sweet looking box Dick. I’m a big fan of wormy chestnut. Is it reclaimed wood from an old barn in Carroll County?

-- Jerry - Ohio

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 04-09-2018 08:51 PM

This box, and the tissue box of the same wood are really nice witn the chestnut. Chestnut is hard to find, the only time I purchased some was a small bit of reclaimed wood. As I remember, it was quite costly.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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rustednail

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#6 posted 04-09-2018 08:59 PM

Love the Wormy Chestnut…..Where did you get your hands on some?

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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recycle1943

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#7 posted 04-09-2018 09:24 PM



Sweet looking box Dick. I m a big fan of wormy chestnut. Is it reclaimed wood from an old barn in Carroll County?

- Jerry Spencer

Hi Jerry,
not sure where it came from originally, I found it in the basement of a contracter – his ex sold it to me and I mean sold – no give aways that day.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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recycle1943

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#8 posted 04-09-2018 09:25 PM



Love the Wormy Chestnut…..Where did you get your hands on some?

- rustednail

Right place – right time see above.
and a lot of luck

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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recycle1943

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#9 posted 04-09-2018 09:30 PM



This box, and the tissue box of the same wood are really nice witn the chestnut. Chestnut is hard to find, the only time I purchased some was a small bit of reclaimed wood. As I remember, it was quite costly.

- Oldtool


yes it is costly when you can find it. Look closely at the tissue box, the sides are pieces glued together
I have a few 1×12 x 10 but I’m saving those for my retirement lol

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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recycle1943

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#10 posted 04-09-2018 10:18 PM



Good lookin project! And I gotta say, I love your quote! LoL

- Richard W. Hyman Jr

Thanks

Lol

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#11 posted 04-09-2018 10:31 PM

Worms add character.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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recycle1943

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#12 posted 04-09-2018 10:55 PM



Worms add character.

- bushmaster


Especially in chestnut

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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recycle1943

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#13 posted 04-09-2018 10:56 PM


Worms add character.

- bushmaster

I’ve tried but I can’t replicate their damage

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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