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Maple Walnut Cherry Box

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Project by Woodbridge posted 946 days ago 1415 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the final of three boxes that I have made a christmas gifts. The box is sized to hold two bottles of wine (outside dimensions are 14×9 x 6” high). It is made of maple, a walnut strip and a cherry top. The legs and handle are from bits of scrap walnut. The basic shape and style was inspired by Jeff Baenen’s (triumph1) wonderful Nine Lives Box. The lightly curved top is a bent lamination made from four 1/8 inch strips of book matched cherry backed with 1/8 inch mahogany (old baseboard) strips. The box was finished with a couple coats of walnut oil and beeswax.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 946 days ago

Amazing design well done.

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 946 days ago

Wow, that is a really cool box, great looks and design. Very well done, you are a skilled box maker for sure.

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Betsy

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#3 posted 946 days ago

Some lucky wine bottles. Looks great and the design is very elegant.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Mark Blomster

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#4 posted 944 days ago

Great boxes! I especially like the feet and handle. Nice work!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 944 days ago

These are good looking boxes.

Very nice design work.

Lee

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Triumph1

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#6 posted 931 days ago

Very nice work Woodbridge! These turned out great.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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Sonny

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#7 posted 929 days ago

great work great design …......

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