Wedding Box

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Project by TomRash posted 11-10-2010 04:51 PM 1366 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box I made for a friends wedding. It is cherry with a maple top and a maple stripe. It is a fairly large box as you can see in the picture with our dog. It is about 12L x 8 h x 6 W. What I did was glue the invitation to to top of the box and then finished that with shellac. The rest of the box is finished with oil. I thought that they could use the box as a place to keep some wedding keepsakes.

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#1 posted 11-10-2010 05:37 PM

Wow, that is a beautiful box. I love the fourth photo showing the matched grain on the top/front. And the maple strip… WOW. What a thoughtful wedding gift. The maple handle adds such a great touch.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#2 posted 11-10-2010 06:57 PM

Great idea well executed. It’s a great way to store and protect those special momentos, but even if it ends up in a closet as time goes on, it still honors the marriage.

-- Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance. --Kevin in Happy Valley

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#3 posted 11-10-2010 08:02 PM

nice clean box!!! keep it up!!



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#4 posted 11-10-2010 08:45 PM

Great work. I really like the maple stripe accent with the switching of the spline wood. Nice touch. Thanks for posting!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#5 posted 11-11-2010 08:22 PM

Nicely done! It should be treasured for the purpose and as a gift. Great choice of grain in the Cherry.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#6 posted 11-11-2010 08:27 PM

Great work

Pretty box

I like the choice of wood

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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