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Project by GoPhillies posted 02-21-2011 03:26 AM 1429 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While this is not my first box, there is a “first’” in this box for me. I always wanted to try a little banding so I gave it a shot on this box. I made the banding myself from some small pieces of scrap maple, sycamore and bubinga. Cut it to size and laid it in. The box body is cherry with a birdseye maple top and bubinga splines. The bottom is glued up sycamore scraps. Interior parts are cherry and maple/sycamore. Finished with a BLO/wiping varnish mix. I gave this to my wife to use as a box to hold all her different tea’s. Thanks for looking.





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blackcherry

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#1 posted 02-21-2011 05:29 AM

The banding add to the classic cherry / B.E combo…nice work thank for showing….BC

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ratchet

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#2 posted 02-21-2011 06:17 PM

Elegantly proportioned and well executed! This is a fine box that makes one want to use it.
Favorited for future plagaristic endeavors.
Thanks for sharing it with us.

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degoose

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#3 posted 02-22-2011 01:05 AM

I am impressed… I too like the banding… another idea for future use…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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itsmic

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#4 posted 03-04-2011 12:30 AM

Well I hate to copy everyone, but, I like the banding too, and the composition of the layout of the splines, beautiful wood, and fine craftsmanship, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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bigike

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#5 posted 03-04-2011 01:06 AM

great work the inlay came out real good.

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

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Roger

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#6 posted 03-04-2011 02:54 AM

nice tea box. the inlay works great with it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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