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Project by Douger posted 1130 days ago 986 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A good friend and his wife just moved, so I made them a box as a house-warming gift. The box sides are maple; the top is maple and cherry with a walnut handle; the corners are walnut. All reclaimed scraps.

I didn’t get the final photos taken before I gave it to them (I apologize)—I added pine partitions (for holding various flavors of tea bags) and finished it with about three coats of wipe-on poly. (I’ve asked them to send me a photo for LJ, which I will post as an update later:-)

Overall size is about 3.5” x 6” x 9” or thereabouts.

Update: The last two photos were taken after the finish was applied and the dividers were made.

—Doug

-- Doug, Kansas, http://newwoodshop.wordpress.com





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1130 days ago

Very nice.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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littlecope

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#2 posted 1130 days ago

That’s some mighty fine looking maple you used!!
Nice Work, and I bet your friends loved it!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#3 posted 1130 days ago

Nice looking box, good looking design and beautiful wood, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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