In and Out boxes

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Project by Bob, Oregon posted 1234 days ago 1781 views 17 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got the design from a Woodsmith book called “Weekend Woodworking” and built these at my wife’s request. Now she’ll be the only one in her office, etc.

My only comment on this is that I don’t know how many hours there are in a weekend at the Woodsmith offices, but apparently there are a lot more hours than there are in my shop!

Cherry and maple.

-- 73, Bob

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#1 posted 1234 days ago

Looks fantastic, like it very much. And i know about the hours in the shop, one hour is three hours long.
Thank you for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#2 posted 1234 days ago

Very nice trays, well done.
Oh a weekend has 48 hours, maybe that’s what they mean lol

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#3 posted 1234 days ago

Very nicely done, have you got any requests from her jealous coworkers for a set. Its the weekends that start on Sunday and go till the next saturday. So the answer is 168 hours in their weekend,LOL.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 1234 days ago

These look great, I understand what you mean on weekend hours. I”m just finishing a Jewelry box for Wood Magazine and they state build it in a weekend. I was wondring how long thier weekends are.

These will make you wife the talk of the office. I have a feeling you will be making more.

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 1234 days ago

Weekend starts 4am Friday – 7am Monday tea breaks are optional.

Very nice In/Out trays, I hope my dearest does not see them or
she will also want to be the only one in the office.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#6 posted 1234 days ago

Very Nice. I just estimate how much time in need to do a project; then I multiply by Three!

-- Guy,PEI

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#7 posted 1234 days ago

They probably did it over a long holiday weekend. Anyways…. the end result makes the time well spent.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#8 posted 1234 days ago

Love the touch of the spline joints. Great project. Question – I think the trays would slide out at close together as they are. Very nice and compact.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#9 posted 1234 days ago

Really, a nice job. I love your attention to detail!

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#10 posted 1234 days ago

hey I made one of these years ago based on the same article. So this is what it was supposed to look like.
well done.

-- Ray,VA

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#11 posted 1234 days ago

Wow, beautiful wood, great job

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#12 posted 1234 days ago

Really sharp, well made and tastefully done, nice choice of woods, don’t know if any one will be able to bear covering them up with paper, lols, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#13 posted 1233 days ago

Very well done, nice job! Lucky wife…

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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Canadian Woodworks

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#14 posted 1233 days ago

Nice splines, nice project! Well done.

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#15 posted 1233 days ago

Very nice, I like how the 2 different types of wood highlight each other. What were the woods? Cherry and Maple?

-- Anyone who isn’t totally confused just doesn’t understand the situation.

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