Small Gift Box

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Project by Ron Henricksen posted 01-10-2012 10:22 AM 1288 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While working on a small box of Zebrawood Veneer I had some left overs so I made this even smaller gift box. I needed this box quickly so I finished it before the other box. This box is about 3 inches square and is MDF with a Zebrawood veneer on the exposed surfaces. The top is an extra peice of walnut, and a Beech plywood bottem.

Nothing special but hopefully the receipient will enjoy the box as much as the silver earings I put inside. Guess I will know soon enough.

-- Ron, Aptos, CA

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#1 posted 01-10-2012 03:34 PM

Thats nice. Did you assemble the box then veneer it?

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 01-10-2012 04:35 PM

That zebrawood really punches it up ,nice work

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-10-2012 07:39 PM

Nice box. I love the zebra wood.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 01-11-2012 01:06 AM

Grain really pops, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-11-2012 06:03 AM

The sides were veneered first then assembled. The miters were off slightly so the walnut in the corners. Then to cover the end grain on the top i veneered on 1/16th inch Zebrawood slices took two trys to get it right. Lot of work for a from scrap project. It was fun playing with it.

-- Ron, Aptos, CA

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#6 posted 01-12-2012 02:57 PM

Thanks, I will have the opportunity to build some small boxes and I’d like do more veneering.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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