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Double Lidded Box

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Project by Dkol posted 12-07-2011 06:47 PM 2850 views 27 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut and Maple box with two pin hinged lids.
Finish is Satin Wipe-On Poly and later Briwax.





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rmac

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#1 posted 12-07-2011 07:01 PM

Wow. I really like the simple, understated design.

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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BritBoxmaker

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#2 posted 12-07-2011 07:16 PM

Nice contrast, good proportions, lovely box.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 12-07-2011 07:21 PM

Great looking box, a real beauty!

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

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Ian Hawthorne

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#4 posted 12-07-2011 07:30 PM

very clean well done

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Kelen

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#5 posted 12-07-2011 07:33 PM

Very nice looking!

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lorna

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#6 posted 12-07-2011 07:56 PM

That’s gorgeous – Maple and Walnut is a classic combo like love and marriage!, horse and carriage!, etc.

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#7 posted 12-07-2011 08:36 PM

What rmac said! very cool.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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Bertha

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#8 posted 12-07-2011 08:37 PM

Excellent wood choice. I like the overall dimensions. The lid is ingenious and I plan to steal the idea immediately;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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BinghamtonEd

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#9 posted 12-07-2011 08:46 PM

Very nice work! How did you finish this, if you don’t mind me asking?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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RogerBean

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#10 posted 12-07-2011 10:51 PM

Clean design. Nicely done. Very attractive box.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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pintodeluxe

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#11 posted 12-07-2011 10:59 PM

That is a beauty!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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jbschutz

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#12 posted 12-07-2011 11:39 PM

Great box; nice proportions and wood combination. The double lids are innovative and useful.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#13 posted 12-07-2011 11:42 PM

Great design I like it ,a lot.

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ruddy

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#14 posted 12-08-2011 12:11 AM

Elegant…simplicity…a very nice box indeed!

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#15 posted 12-08-2011 01:13 AM

I have been holding on to a piece of rosewood waiting for the right inspiration to use it and I think I just found it. This is a wonderful box. Thanks for sharing it with us. I believe we will be seeing many of these in the future. One of them just might be from me.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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