Little heart boxes

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Project by Maxx posted 11-12-2010 07:17 AM 1262 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking at the piece of wood that I had cut out of a larger box (also in the shape of a heart) and I thought – heck, I’m a Lumberjock. There’s no such thing as scrap wood, right? These two boxes are paduak and maple – cut ‘em into the shape of a heart (obviously) – put a pin in the top for a hinge, used a forstner bit to make a hole and flocked it. Then I added a couple of rare earth magnets so they stay closed. The toughest part was making the little teeny hearts for the top of the hinge pin. The fingers got scary close to the blade for those. Thanks for taking a look.

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#1 posted 11-12-2010 02:46 PM

Very nice I really like the colors of the wood!

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#2 posted 11-12-2010 03:16 PM

Another great idea for a small gift/s. Thnx fer sharing

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 11-12-2010 05:23 PM

Nice – I know what you mean on those little hearts – try routing a 1 1/2 inch wide heart, now thats scary.

-- John

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#4 posted 11-12-2010 10:59 PM

Well Done. simple but effective.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#5 posted 11-14-2010 01:48 PM

Looks like a grease box in disguise….......... nice

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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