Reclaimed Pine Box

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Project by eddie357 posted 11-02-2011 05:02 PM 1800 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Received some pine boards from a relative that was once used in their house as shelving in their closet after cleaning and planing i decided to make a series of boxes here is one of those boxes i left all the character intact and i think it looks great, thank you for looking.

-- Eddie N.Barnes

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#1 posted 11-02-2011 05:10 PM

The box looks great. I like how you have used the “defects” in the wood to good effect.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 11-02-2011 05:26 PM

Nice use of reclaimed wood. I am always looking for unique ssorces of reclaimed wood, and most of the time the price is just right.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#3 posted 11-02-2011 05:47 PM

From a pine shelve to a nice box. Now that’s a diamond in the rough.

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#4 posted 11-03-2011 12:12 AM

sweet little box.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#5 posted 11-03-2011 03:55 AM

Beautiful box! Lots of character. I love it.


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#6 posted 11-03-2011 04:08 AM

There’s something about pine, that simple lovely wood, light on it’s feet, soft to touch and with character in its branch markings that you have captured well in this piece. A simple scoop and simple mitres with no distracting keys round it all out. A fine effort that I would love to have made myself.

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

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#7 posted 11-03-2011 04:20 PM

Excellent. I am also a fan of pine that some others might save for the stove. Knots, worm holes etc add character. Keep up the good work.

-- tomsky

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#8 posted 01-11-2012 08:19 AM

this is great. I really like how the lid is a single square that sits in a notch on the box. seems like it would be very enjoyable to open. great work

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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