Gift for my niece

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Project by PeteMoss posted 01-19-2012 05:01 AM 1450 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box that I made for my niece. The base, handle, and dividers are walnut, the top and bottom are ambrosia maple, and the sides are African mahagony.

-- "Never measure......cut as many times as necessary." - PeteMoss

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#1 posted 01-19-2012 05:17 AM

Very nice design Pete and wonderful wood a all around great build.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-19-2012 06:02 AM

Beautiful gift box.

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#3 posted 01-19-2012 06:04 AM

I agree with Jim. Nice design. Good wood choices and construction. I just cut some old Mahogany for a box. I hope it looks as good. I hadn’t considered pairing with a darker wood.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#4 posted 01-19-2012 07:00 AM

Great looking box with a nice blending of the three woods.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#5 posted 01-19-2012 11:01 AM

Great job, I’m sure she loves it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 01-19-2012 04:23 PM

Great looking box. An elegant design. I also have to comment on the great pictures, you have cheson a great background.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (

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#7 posted 01-20-2012 12:55 AM

Love love love that box. that maple is gorgeous. nice build.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#8 posted 01-20-2012 03:21 AM

Nice combination. Well done.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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