Cherry and Sapele Christmas box

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Project by MarkR2 posted 935 days ago 848 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box as a gift for my oldest daughter to hold some of her more special ornaments. Raised panel and sides of box are sapele, top frame and base are cherry. Finish is 4 coats Arm-R-Seal wipe on. DImensions are 16”w x 11”d x 6”t
Used Suede-tex to line bottom and lower half of interior.
Also included some simple sleds built to make the miters more accurate and cut the slots for splines.

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#1 posted 935 days ago

Absolutely lovely box—she will be thrilled!

-- Matthew, from beautiful Wisconsin USA

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#2 posted 935 days ago

Really nice, she will love it. Well done.

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#3 posted 935 days ago

A very nice looking box.. from one boxmaker to another. Good job!


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#4 posted 934 days ago

Wow, those two woods complement each other very well, never thought about that combination.
Lots of miters too, all well done!


-- Smitty

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#5 posted 934 days ago

Nicely done. Very nicely done

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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