Wine Boxes

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Project by gizmodyne posted 12-27-2007 03:14 AM 2497 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The whole back story to these boxes can be found here.

I finally had some time to finish these this last week of December 2007.

The boxes are made of walnut and quarter sawn white oak. Finished with Watco Danish Oil. Tiny brass screws hold the handles in place.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#1 posted 12-27-2007 03:24 AM

Cool boxes gizmo! I really like your design on the handles.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#2 posted 12-27-2007 03:55 AM

I love this project, we did a few last year and they were a big hit. We’re planning on makign another 6 or so this year with other types of woods. Nice work.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 12-27-2007 05:08 AM

Glad you were able to sneak them in before year-end, John. They look great! I want to make some more too. They’re a little quicker than the other boxes I’ve been playing around with and Bob A is right. They are well received.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#4 posted 12-27-2007 08:17 AM

I like ‘em !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 12-27-2007 11:38 AM

Boxes look great. Glad you got them finished before the end of the year.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 12-27-2007 12:15 PM

Very elegant.

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#7 posted 12-27-2007 02:53 PM

Very nice, I’m betting these gifts were very appreciated :>)

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#8 posted 12-27-2007 03:41 PM

Sweet, Gizmo!

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

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#9 posted 12-27-2007 04:07 PM

Really nice boxes…Love the handles.

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

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#10 posted 12-27-2007 06:10 PM

Well done, great wood.

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

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#11 posted 12-27-2007 06:19 PM

Thanks for all of the comments. Yes, the gifts were well received. Very easy to make. If I did them again I might do brass pins and make a stopped dado so you don’t see the little lid cutout.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#12 posted 12-27-2007 08:02 PM

Hey Giz,

Those came out pretty nice!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#13 posted 12-27-2007 09:29 PM

Thanks Tom.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#14 posted 12-29-2007 04:36 AM

I like what I see – and the combo of the woods is really pretty…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#15 posted 12-30-2007 07:03 AM

Those are sweet!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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