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Project by Charles Maxwell posted 12-19-2011 08:22 PM 1778 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You may recognize these boxes as ‘cut-offs’ from the weight cases on my M-2 and M-7 clocks! I had leftover portions of the weight containers that looked sad sitting on a shelf waiting for a new idea to get a pass out of the basement! I needed something to pack Christmas cookies and send to my daughters. The woods are walnut, maple, wenge, ebony, and spalta beech. Finish is tung oil and hard wax.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-19-2011 08:35 PM

Cool cookie boxes Max good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-19-2011 08:49 PM

How very special! ‘Keepers’ after the gift. You done good!

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#3 posted 12-19-2011 08:59 PM

Max, those are some really nice boxes. They will be treasured long after the cookies are gone.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 12-19-2011 09:26 PM

Some nice looking cookie boxes. Almost too nice to throw away. :>)

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 12-19-2011 11:16 PM

Nice work

-- Vince

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#6 posted 12-19-2011 11:42 PM

Those are neat looking boxes I love it when you can use the scraps and make something as beautiful as those!!
You dds a very nice job on them. They will be treasured and refilled many times

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 12-19-2011 11:50 PM

Love the boxes. the one on the right matches the salt and pepper shakers I posted a while back. You might want to looks. it is sad to see wood just setting on the shelf crying out use me, use me.

-- PAPLOU

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#8 posted 12-20-2011 12:48 AM

Charles,

Those are truly beautiful!

Lee

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#9 posted 12-20-2011 12:52 AM

Very nicely done. Those who get these are really gonna cherish them.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 12-20-2011 01:40 AM

I fine result for left over wood. Great job! Keep up the good work.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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#11 posted 12-20-2011 12:17 PM

Great works Charles, I’m sure they will be much appreciated and become family heirlooms.

David

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#12 posted 12-20-2011 04:46 PM

I really like the octagon box. It is something I could make without a lathe. I am always looking for projects like that. I would have to load mine with dark chocolate instead of cookies.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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