Union Boxes

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Project by Blender posted 12-28-2011 07:24 PM 1517 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of boxes I made for my close friends when they got married. The compound mitres were very challenging as were the tops. All solid wood from one board of cherry and one of maple. The pulls are ebony and the hinges are solid brass. Finish with two coats of poly-linseed oil and beeswax.
The boxes are meant to nest together in various configurations an they are complementary in their angles.

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#1 posted 12-28-2011 07:52 PM

What a great set of gifts ,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-29-2011 03:36 AM

Wow, I am sure they will be openly displayed

-- Norman

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#3 posted 12-29-2011 03:39 AM

Good looking boxes

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 12-29-2011 06:16 PM

Great looking boxes Blender. Those joints are very hard to do cleanly but it looks like you pulled it off…great job. I love the fact they nest together.

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

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