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Project by James Lango posted 10-03-2011 07:20 AM 1334 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the 1st box i made with legs. Quarter sawn oak makes up the sides. Legs are Walnut. The top lid is just a 3/4” stripped Maple piece i had laying around. the lid is also trimmed in Walnut. Its been pretty wet, rainey and humid here in OHIO for weeks. I cant see this top expanding anymore than it is now. So only time will tell if the lid pushes the walnut trim off when it shrinks??
Shorty after, i experimented with making 4 cabriole legs for a future box. They should be nice..

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Zeekodadi

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#1 posted 10-03-2011 08:28 AM

i love the legs!!! nice job james

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dubsaloon

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#2 posted 10-03-2011 08:37 AM

I like this project. I need to make one for my son to keep his Boy Scouts awards and junk he collects on his many camping trips. Thank for sharing!

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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Uriel7

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#3 posted 10-03-2011 09:25 AM

I like the legs on the box. I was wondering how it would look if the top of the legs tapered into the side of the box. Regardless, it gives me something to think about when I start building boxes.

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j_c

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#4 posted 10-03-2011 12:42 PM

Simple and smart – my kinda box!

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