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Project by brianadams posted 1064 days ago 1664 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Similar to an earlier box, I made this with the extra vertical drawer to hang necklaces or bracelets :)

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vipond33

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#1 posted 1064 days ago

Very nice box, super handles! And the wood is?

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 1064 days ago

That is cool. It reminds me of the plant in little shop of horrors

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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brianadams

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#3 posted 1064 days ago

Thanks much! :)

And about the wood… Ha we actually couldnt figure it out! My dad just has this enormous rectangular block of it and figured I could make some cool boxes out of it, plus, it eliminated the glueing process! It had a sweet smell to it, but not quite like cedar. Its uncertain my friend.

-- WestCoastWoods.weebly.com

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woodworm

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#4 posted 1064 days ago

Really very beautiful.
Does the vertical drawer slide smoothly?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 1063 days ago

I agree with Jim in the boxes resemblance to the movie plant.

I like the inclusion of the vertical drawer for chains and necklaces.

This looks like a fun BS box, with an overall whimsical feel to it. Nice execution!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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brianadams

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#6 posted 1062 days ago

Thanks a lot everyone!

The vertical drawer had some complications, mostly my own fault. But, after much sanding, nothing noticeable. It actually slides pretty nicely as long as you pull from the top, which is why i put the handle higher than i originally was going to. I think it would be a lot easier had i made it more like the bottom drawer where the base is flat on whatever surface you put the box on, rather than have it slide on the sharp edge. If any of that makes sense… :)

-- WestCoastWoods.weebly.com

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