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Recipe box made for Step-daughters Wedding

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Recipe box made for Step-daughters Wedding
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Made this as a gift for my Step-daughter.

Sides are Morado. Top is bloodwood trimmed with walnut. Didn’t think to take more pictures at the time. The inside of the lid has a little piece attached that holds the recipe cards when the lid is open.

Finished with 3 or 4 coats of wipe-on poly.

-- -- Don from PA





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 967 days ago

Very nice recipe box , cool wood ,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 966 days ago

Great Lookin Box

-- Jim, Kentucky

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don1960

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#3 posted 966 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

I forgot to mention that I found out the hard way that I’m allergic to the dust from Morado (Bolivian Rosewood).

While I was sanding in the summer. It was hot and, naturally I had a fan going. Unfortunately for me, I had it blowing on me. (yea, learned my lesson there) Long story short, I developed a rash on my face, chest, arms, and neck that took a week of medication to get rid of.

I’ve used Morado since, because it’s just beautiful wood, but I have the dust collector going, the fan blowing AWAY from me, and I take a shower immediately after sanding it.

Lesson learned.

-- -- Don from PA

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