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Lift-lid box in maple and walnut

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Project by Douger posted 956 days ago 934 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a little box I made as a gift for a friend. The sides and bottom are figured maple, the miter keys and lid are walnut. I originally considered avoiding using the board with the knot, but then decided it gave the box a little character. Finish is a couple of applications of boiled linseed oil, followed by three coats of wipe-on polyurethane. (I apologize for the crummy iPhone photos.) Thanks for looking.

-- Doug, Kansas, http://newwoodshop.wordpress.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 956 days ago

Doug, the box looks very nice. I like the side with the knot and that whole piece of wood has a lot of interesting features.

helluvawreck

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-- 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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marter1229

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#2 posted 956 days ago

You do make great looking boxes.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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Roger

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#3 posted 956 days ago

very nice. wood combos & splines are also kool.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 955 days ago

Nice looking box doug

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodrookieII

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#5 posted 937 days ago

Nice. I like little knots and inclusions. Adds character just as you said.

....rookieII

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