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Hickory Bread Box

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Project by jhtuckwell posted 1185 days ago 2112 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After viewing MoTad’s bread box from New Zealand, I thought I’d add one of my own. I used ½” hickory to build this box as it matches our kitchen cabinets and hickory is a very reasonably priced wood, less than $5.00/ board ft. I built a ¼” wide track on the inside and mounted ¼” dowels on the back sides of the lid for it to slide open and closed. Then I added 4 coats of wipe-on poly. Now I don’t have to worry about the cat eating our bread when I leave the loaf on the kitchen counter!

-- Jamie, Sedalia, Colorado





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ratchet

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#1 posted 1185 days ago

Thats sweet! I really favor the look and hardness of hickory. The BB really compliments the rest of the kitchen. Thanks for sharing your work with us.

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superstretch

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#2 posted 1185 days ago

Looks sharp. A little plexi window on the door would be neat too.. so you could see just how many cinnamon raisin bagels you have left…

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#3 posted 1184 days ago

Great job. It matches the entire house. Is it a log home? If so I’ll stop by for a 6-month visit. (LOL).

-- Mitch, Prince George VA

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