Cubby of Boxes

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Project by miles125 posted 12-13-2007 03:17 PM 4466 views 30 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got my gifts ready! I liked my Asian Box so much i decided others should have one.

These all have salvaged Pine in them, along with either Walnut or Mahogany. I got to use up a lot of short drops and i have to say they were a sheer pleasure to build! All are finished natural with a clear semigloss lacquer.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#1 posted 12-13-2007 03:22 PM

Wow. You do sweet work. Can I be one of the others? They do look fun.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 12-13-2007 03:25 PM

These might be the most stylish boxes I’ve seen in quite awhile…well done. Blkcherry

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#3 posted 12-13-2007 03:34 PM

Dammit, Miles! One of these would have been amazing, but a whole bevy??? I love ‘em!

How did you shape the center part of the tops? I’m assuming you set up a jig of some sort?

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

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Thos. Angle

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#4 posted 12-13-2007 03:34 PM

Really great work, Miles. The only trouble now will be the fights,” No, I like yours better, trade me, please!!!”

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#5 posted 12-13-2007 03:40 PM

Nice job Miles! Your family/friends will enjoy these for a long time.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#6 posted 12-13-2007 03:55 PM

wow…. beautiful boxes (and design) and a beautiful picture! I really like how you included nature in the image. It is the perfect setting and adds to the beauty and charm.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 12-13-2007 04:56 PM

Those are great. I would have never tried walnut and pine, but it looks great.

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Dan M

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#8 posted 12-13-2007 05:28 PM

Absolutely fantastic .. any chance of getting a shot of one of them open?

-- Dan M, SW Suburbs, Chicago IL

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#9 posted 12-13-2007 05:43 PM

Some people are going to have a special gift for Christmas! Nice work, Miles.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#10 posted 12-13-2007 05:45 PM

These are great. I really like the two woods you used together. Great Christmas gifts…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#11 posted 12-13-2007 06:02 PM

I think that is the proper collective term for boxes – if it isn’t it should be! The whole one shown in the first picture is my favorite, the one behind it is my favorite too.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#12 posted 12-13-2007 06:24 PM

Wow, these are great, real art.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#13 posted 12-13-2007 06:48 PM

Very, very nice Miles. I love how they are very ‘fluid’ looking even though they are boxes. Great aesthetic appeal.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#14 posted 12-13-2007 07:21 PM

Beautiful combinations of wood and super looking, too. Great gift idea!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#15 posted 12-13-2007 07:34 PM

Great design and gifts miles.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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