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Project by volpeveneers posted 1393 days ago 1509 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Earlier this summer I stumbled upon a blog by ‘Britboxmaker’. I found the project so attractive I decided to make a similar project. Mine is constructed of 1/2 BB plywood covered with veneers of Fumed White Oak. The lid is Bleached Movinque, Fumed White Oak and Pauduk veneers with a solid Pauduk handle. Hinges are 90 degree kerf cut from Craft Inc.. The adhesive to secure the box and lay the veneers was 5 minute epoxy.

-- "Trees are evil they must be punished." R. Underhill





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Dustmite97

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#1 posted 1393 days ago

Wow that’s really good. I absolutely love the 3D effect!

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SPalm

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#2 posted 1393 days ago

Oh Yeah. That is sweet.
Really nice and tight. Superb job.

Steve

Edit: Could you please explain the hinges a bit more? Thanks.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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ChefHDAN

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#3 posted 1393 days ago

Nice work!

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tomd

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#4 posted 1393 days ago

Nice job.

-- Tom D

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ellen35

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#5 posted 1393 days ago

Very interesting box… love the top!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#6 posted 1393 days ago

That is an outstanding looking box. Good job.

-- 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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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1393 days ago

Very nicely done.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 1392 days ago

I am suitably flattered. You have done an excellent job on this. Just goes to show that you don’t need a fortune in solid wood to make a beautiful box.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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shiney5757

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#9 posted 1327 days ago

very good veneer work.

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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