LumberJocks

Maple Box with Mahogany and Padauk

  • Advertise with us
Project by CKM posted 08-18-2011 12:01 AM 1430 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t posted anything in quite a while, but here is a pretty straight forward box I made a month or so ago. I hadn’t really used brass in anything before so I thought this turned out nice enough that I will likely use it again as an accent.
The box is hard maple with a mahogany and padauk lid. The splines are actually redwood. Other than the maple, these are all left over scraps from previous projects. I just couldn’t let that wood go to waste. I’m sure you all know what I mean.
Hope you enjoy and thanks for taking a look.

CKM

-- CKM - Minnesota





9 comments so far

View tomd's profile

tomd

1912 posts in 2773 days


#1 posted 08-18-2011 12:22 AM

Nice box, good wood selection and great craftsmanship, caution boxes are addictive.

-- Tom D

View cwdance1's profile

cwdance1

1145 posts in 2262 days


#2 posted 08-18-2011 12:51 AM

Wonderful looking box, the brass does make it special.

View longgone's profile

longgone

5688 posts in 2312 days


#3 posted 08-18-2011 01:32 AM

Looks great…

View 489tad's profile

489tad

2777 posts in 2014 days


#4 posted 08-18-2011 04:40 AM

Very nice combination of woods. the latch with the brass is a nice touch.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15765 posts in 2192 days


#5 posted 08-18-2011 11:31 AM

What a great box, I love the handle. Great idea…..

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

View Douglas Bordner's profile

Douglas Bordner

3981 posts in 3067 days


#6 posted 08-18-2011 02:48 PM

Great box! The lift tab is genius!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

View CKM's profile

CKM

73 posts in 2100 days


#7 posted 08-18-2011 06:40 PM

Thanks for all the comments, I really appreciate it! TomD, I know about how addictive they can become, it seems like they are the majority of what I build now! :)

CKM

-- CKM - Minnesota

View DamnYankee's profile

DamnYankee

3275 posts in 1565 days


#8 posted 08-18-2011 11:53 PM

Nice box. What do you plan to do with it?

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

View CKM's profile

CKM

73 posts in 2100 days


#9 posted 08-19-2011 12:13 AM

Not sure what I’m going to do with it. Probably a birthday or Christmas gift. I hadn’t been in the shop in a while and I wanted to just get back into working on something easy/comfortable.

CKM

-- CKM - Minnesota

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com