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this is my 2×4 contest entry. its a breadbox made from a cherry 2×4
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#1 posted 01-31-2008 08:00 AM
-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso
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#2 posted 01-31-2008 12:02 PM
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#3 posted 01-31-2008 12:36 PM
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#4 posted 01-31-2008 01:07 PM
So, I’ve been looking at breadboxes and with money tight I can’t afford one.. Now, let’s see. $2 for a 2×4. Ha… Rick just has to give up a Tim Horton’s coffee or two and it’s paid for. :)
This is beautiful. Great idea and well done
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#5 posted 01-31-2008 01:17 PM
very nice breadbox bryano ! how is the tambour made ?
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#6 posted 01-31-2008 01:17 PM
$2 for a 2×4 eh? If only I could get ‘em for that here!
Anyhow – to the box in question – that’s quite a project and should hold a fair amount of bread. The tambour is something I’ve yet to have a go at. NIce one Bryano.
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#7 posted 01-31-2008 01:53 PM
My wife would like one of these, can,t let her know they can be made from a 2×4. Excellent job.
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#8 posted 01-31-2008 02:00 PM
Great job Bryano.
Not only does the box look amazing, but right out of the shop the things looks 100 years old. I really like the antique look on pieces like this.
Keep up the good work, and good luck.
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#9 posted 01-31-2008 02:29 PM
This is a really nice project. Cherry is my favorite wood to work with and you did the wood proud.
Thanks for sharing.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#10 posted 01-31-2008 03:04 PM
That is really cool, nice work.
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#11 posted 01-31-2008 03:36 PM
Sweet. That is a beauty for sure.(you are going to have to answer questions on two projects, you sly dog).More info on the tambour please. It came out fantastically nice.
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Bob A in NJ
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#12 posted 01-31-2008 11:08 PM
Very nice !
-- Bob A in NJ
#13 posted 02-01-2008 01:32 AM
Thanks for all the nice coments. the tambour door is made with 21 slats 5/8s wide by 3/16 thick with a 30 degree bevel on both sides of each slat. I would have liked to use cloth to fasten them together but i think that would be breaking the building materials rules. instead i used 40 small box hinges and a hot glue gun
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#14 posted 02-01-2008 02:44 AM
40 hinges !!! Man you have patience.
I like it.
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#15 posted 02-01-2008 03:06 AM
40 hot glued hinges? Keep that thing away from the stove :)
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