Maple Leaf Box

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Project by flossy posted 01-12-2012 09:45 PM 1579 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I don’t do a lot of carving, but every now and again I get the urge to draw in three dimensions, so to speak. In this case, it’s a shallow maple box with an oversized, rabbited lid. A maple leaf is then relief-carved into the lid.

Plans from an old issue of Popular Woodworking.


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#1 posted 01-12-2012 11:28 PM

Real nice work, I love the design and just how you made a simple little box into a piece of art.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 01-13-2012 12:22 AM

Thanks for the kind words, Mike.


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#3 posted 01-13-2012 01:48 AM

Interesting and unique box,good job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 01-13-2012 01:37 PM

You’re very kind, Jim. Thank you.


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#5 posted 01-15-2012 07:24 AM

I look at that third picture and think “That’s a real beaut, real simple, maybe even I could carve it though I’ve never had any luck before”. You’ve encouraged me to try again.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 02:57 PM

It’s a nice box; I’ve never seen on quite like it.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 07-09-2013 01:04 PM

I likes it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 08-03-2014 11:47 PM


-- Leonard H.

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