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Aspen and Brazilian Cherry Box

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Project by Derek posted 1246 days ago 1226 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a small keep sake box





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bigike

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#1 posted 1246 days ago

great looken contrasting woods make this a cool box

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

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wseand

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#2 posted 1246 days ago

Very nice, how did you hinge the top.

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

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ghazard

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#3 posted 1246 days ago

That is a deceptively beautiful box. It took me a few minutes to really like it. I think it is the way you attached the floor that accents the simple lid.

Really striking.

Greg

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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Torr

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#4 posted 1245 days ago

Nice! I like the symmetry of it.

How did the corners work?

Tim

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Derek

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#5 posted 1245 days ago

For the hinge is just a simple 1/2” X 1 1/4” brass hinge, that is recessed into the lid and the box as well. I have ordered some Kerf-Cut Hinges, and the cutter but it has not yet came in, hopefully soon they sure make small boxes look clean. Im adding two more pictures of the back of the box.

Thanks for the nice words all.

Derek

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Derek

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#6 posted 1245 days ago

On the corners I cut 45deg on the cherry, then cut the pieces of aspen glued them all in the sanded the sides smooth then routed them.

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wseand

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#7 posted 1245 days ago

Thanks for the update on the hinges. Something about your box really caught my eye, it just looks like a real nice small keep sake box.

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

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itsmic

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#8 posted 1244 days ago

Sharp looking box, I concur with the above compliments, I think for me, it looks Modern, or futuristic kinda, great intriguing design, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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nitewalker41

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#9 posted 1244 days ago

real nice looking work, “did yourself proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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Nodak7mm

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#10 posted 1169 days ago

Your box design is simple grace and I really dig it. Thanks for sharing.

Rod

-- You need to try everything to honestly evaluate anything.... Anonymous

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