Gift Boxes

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Project by gtpreacher posted 12-11-2011 04:58 AM 2196 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are two little boxes made as gifts for friends. All the wood (maple and walnut) came from the scrap bin.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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#1 posted 12-11-2011 05:16 AM

Very cute little boxes.

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#2 posted 12-11-2011 05:35 AM

Excellent work. More proof that the “Scrap Bin” should be renamed the “Small Project Materials Bin”.....

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!

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#3 posted 12-11-2011 06:19 AM

Very nice indeed. As a relatively newcomer to small box making myself, I appreciate the fine job you have done on these twins. Keep up the good work!


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#4 posted 12-11-2011 06:34 AM

Very cool boxes. Nice spline work also. Good job!

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#5 posted 12-11-2011 07:25 AM

Clean, simple, nice. I am sure they will be well received.

-- Todos los dias aprendemos algo nuevo.

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#6 posted 12-11-2011 12:56 PM

Excellent use of scrap. Could you give us an idea of size please.

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

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#7 posted 12-11-2011 02:50 PM

To BritBoxmaker: The boxes are 5” square and about 2-1/2” tall without the lids. There’s a little variation, just because the wood from the “small projects bin” was not uniform in size.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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

Nice boxes. I too like the using of scraps. I’ve recently started working my way through my scraps, unfortunately most of it is pine.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#9 posted 12-12-2011 03:25 AM

Great Lookin Boxes

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#10 posted 12-12-2011 04:41 AM

I am going to look in your scrap bin LOL
Those are great little boxes for gifts .


-- Kiefer

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