Two Rectangular Boxes

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Project by FloridaArt posted 11-16-2011 02:02 AM 1894 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

November, 2011—Both boxes are made with mitered corners, reinforced with splines. The bottoms are floating snugly inside a groove in the sides. I feel like I’m getting more accomplished with this style of box, especially with being careful to cut the sides such that the grain pattern follows “around the corner.”

The first box has a lid that lays inside a lip. The second box is hinged. Both boxes are finishes with three coats of Rust-Oleum satin water-base polyurethane, brushed on.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 11-16-2011 02:43 AM

Well, you certainly have mastered the ‘grain-runs-around-the-box’ technique. I think it looks superb.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#2 posted 11-16-2011 03:18 AM

That is a very nice looking box!

-- Aaron, Wisconsin (1 John 1:9)

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#3 posted 11-16-2011 03:28 AM

Sharp looking set, the wood combo and choices are real nice, clean lines define this style box, and Yes, this one looks real clean, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#4 posted 11-16-2011 05:42 AM

Looks good. What kind of wood did you use?

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#5 posted 11-16-2011 04:50 PM

Very nicely done.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 11-16-2011 04:54 PM

These look good and are nicely done; congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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