Another Box Out of Scraps

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Project by cut3times posted 12-15-2010 02:26 AM 1711 views 9 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this small box out of left over cherry and maple. Tung oil and wax finish. Circles are easy with plug cutters and Forstner bits.


-- And Still Too Short - "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon

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#1 posted 12-15-2010 02:40 AM

very nice dressed up box

clean and simple

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 12-15-2010 03:57 AM

I like it Jerry, very eye appealing. Gotta love scraps!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#3 posted 12-15-2010 04:47 AM

I really like boxes, and this one is certainly different, different that it stands out from the others, really like it, the handle, dots along with the choice of scraps as you say sure made this one hell of a looker.

-- RStadler

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#4 posted 12-15-2010 04:50 AM

Great design.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#5 posted 12-15-2010 05:21 AM

Nice clean design. The woods work well together and the accent “dots” with the handle design goes well together. Thanks for posting!

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

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#6 posted 12-15-2010 05:58 AM

Nice box Jerry the woods go together well and the arcs of the handle work with the circles.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#7 posted 12-15-2010 07:36 AM

Wow, nice job on your box, looks great.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#8 posted 12-15-2010 12:14 PM

Great looking box, Jerry!!
With a little imagination and determination, it’s amazing what can emerge from the scrap bin… Well Done!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 12-15-2010 12:32 PM

Well done the color combo is great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 12-15-2010 01:36 PM

Really sweet little box, a place for something special.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#11 posted 12-15-2010 03:11 PM

Simple but far from plain. I like it. Scraps rule!

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#12 posted 12-15-2010 03:34 PM

That is a cool box. I like your choice of wood and the circles, nice touch.

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#13 posted 12-15-2010 03:59 PM

Great piece of box making Jerry! I like the dramatic design theme and wood combination a lot. Wonderful job.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#14 posted 12-15-2010 04:37 PM

Really great use of leftover woods. Nice creative design and well done.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#15 posted 12-15-2010 04:59 PM

Cool Looking Box !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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