walnut box

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Project by WoodworkingGeek posted 07-19-2011 05:21 PM 1093 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi LJs
This is a walnut and Osage Orange for the lid lift. I made it almost completely out of firewood except for the ply wood for the bottom. I’ll probably be building some more so tell me what I can improve!!

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#1 posted 07-19-2011 05:24 PM

Its a great box. You could miter the ends instead of having end grain.

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#2 posted 07-19-2011 05:44 PM

Only half of the end grain is showing. I think i’ts called something like a half lap joint.

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#3 posted 07-19-2011 06:32 PM

Boxes are fun to build and always useful, great job!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 07-19-2011 07:15 PM

Nice job, the walnut is beautiful.

Might want to try insetting the bottom in dados/slots on the inner surface of the sides.

-- Smitty

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#5 posted 07-20-2011 01:59 AM

very nice wood combo. that Osage really lights up the Walnut

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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