Beveled Boxes

  • Advertise with us
Project by blackcherry posted 11-02-2011 03:32 AM 1705 views 11 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two more beveled style boxes in a recent run of five boxes, inspired by J.Schulz. First box made from Curly Maple and Mahogany and the 2nd from Cherry and Paduak. The lid is pin with a 1/8 brass rod and cap with a 1/8 dowel. Thanks for view….Blkcherry

18 comments so far

View Arlin Eastman's profile

Arlin Eastman

3538 posts in 1986 days

#1 posted 11-02-2011 03:42 AM

You make some of the most wonderful boxes.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> is always the right time, to do the right thing.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

16823 posts in 2530 days

#2 posted 11-02-2011 03:46 AM

Sweet boxes. That is a very unique design, too!!!!!!!.............Jim

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

View Betsy's profile


3336 posts in 3320 days

#3 posted 11-02-2011 04:13 AM

I must admit to having a soft heart for curly maple in boxes. If you can get right prices together the effect is wonderful. These look q unite nice.

What is your finish going to be?

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

View blackcherry's profile


3292 posts in 3247 days

#4 posted 11-02-2011 04:23 AM

Thanks Arlin and Jim for the kind words, box making is woodworking fun.

Betsy the finish used is a coat of Danish Oil, and a French polish followed by a coat of Myland wax. Thanks for viewing and commenting…BC

View sedcokid's profile


2713 posts in 3023 days

#5 posted 11-02-2011 04:43 AM

Beautiful…........Beautiful !!! I am in the process of finishing a box for one of my Granddaughters for Christmas. That being said it is nothing like these….. These are Outstanding!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View Karson's profile


35032 posts in 3825 days

#6 posted 11-02-2011 06:06 AM

Beautiful boxes.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

View robert triplett's profile

robert triplett

1566 posts in 2529 days

#7 posted 11-02-2011 07:37 AM

BC, you have this bevel technique down!! Nice combinations of woods. Are you using 1 1/2” stock to get that pronounced angle?

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

View Ken90712's profile


16864 posts in 2613 days

#8 posted 11-02-2011 10:28 AM

BC another nice set of boxes. I like the look of the angles on them. Great work as always.

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

View Roger's profile


19714 posts in 2228 days

#9 posted 11-02-2011 01:51 PM

very nice. the wood combos are gr8. nice design also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

View blackcherry's profile


3292 posts in 3247 days

#10 posted 11-02-2011 02:08 PM

Robert the stock I use is only 13/16 and the tilt angle is 11 degrees.

Karson, Ken & Roger thanks for viewing, I have two others and one is really off the charts, will post soon thanks BC

View jbschutz's profile


498 posts in 2116 days

#11 posted 11-02-2011 02:41 PM

Great looking boxes, BC. If I inspired you, I am humbled. I think you have taken the technique and blazed a new trail. The maple is especially beautiful and plays well with the mahogany. Way to go!

-- jbschutz

View BritBoxmaker's profile


4607 posts in 2461 days

#12 posted 11-02-2011 02:58 PM

Nice boxes. I especially like the bevelling, good technique.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

View 489tad's profile


3086 posts in 2436 days

#13 posted 11-02-2011 03:04 PM

Another nice batch.

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

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13347 posts in 3097 days

#14 posted 11-03-2011 12:00 AM

Beautiful boxes.

View SASmith               's profile


1850 posts in 2412 days

#15 posted 11-03-2011 12:48 AM

Wonderful boxes.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

showing 1 through 15 of 18 comments

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