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Project by jbschutz posted 1317 days ago 1762 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry/Walnut stash box This was a fun one. In addition to the feet, the Asian style box features Half-lap, splined and dowelled corners. and the sides have a rounded profile. Made from salvaged cherry and walnut, approx. 6×9 inches and finished with hand-rubbed poly. The lift off lid has an eighth inch rabbet to nest inside the box.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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ed220

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#1 posted 1317 days ago

Wow..very impressive…would have liked to have seen the inside also.. great job.

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RogerBean

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#2 posted 1317 days ago

JB,
Another nice box. Your handling of the design elements in the Asian style is both skillful and attractive. I generally do not care for feet on a box, but your treatment here (and your last box) works fine. The laminated lid is another element that works well with the lift design. Another difficult act to pull off without looking like a cutting board, but it works here. I admire a boxmaker who can make these details work. Details matter. My compliments. Keep ‘em coming!
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 1317 days ago

That’s really gorgeous. I love the shape and the colors.

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

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wasmithee

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#4 posted 1317 days ago

Very nice!

I would like to see more pictures of it, especially the inside of the box.

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blackcherry

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#5 posted 1317 days ago

Plenty of beautiful detail in this crafty box. Nice color combo and balance achieve as well, over all a very nice piece, thanks for sharing…BC

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abie

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#6 posted 1317 days ago

I agree with wasmitee want more details and pictures of joints and inside. Great work show it off.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 1317 days ago

What an interesting looking box. This box just seems to grab your attention with details such as the curved sides, feet and handle. You chose a nice set of woods as well.

This is a nice project and it certainly got my attention.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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rowdy

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#8 posted 1317 days ago

Very nice work!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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stefang

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#9 posted 1317 days ago

Subtle design and very good craftsmanship. I love this box. It sings!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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littlecope

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#10 posted 1317 days ago

Wow, that’s a happy box!!
Great Job JB!!

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

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bigike

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#11 posted 1316 days ago

another nice box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Homer J. Woodworker

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#12 posted 1314 days ago

Thats really a beautiful box! Great job.

-- -"Trying is the first step towards failure!"

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