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Project by Gary posted 01-21-2012 04:02 AM 1240 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this box to do the tray. I wanted to do the tray with no cleats or lips, and I didn’t want it resting on anything on the bottom. The inside walls are beveled and the outside of the tray is beveled to match. The box is walnut – the tray is zeebra and the floating panel in the top is spalted hickory from my south pasture…

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill





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Gary

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#1 posted 01-21-2012 04:03 AM

Sorry for that first picture. Not much of a photographer. Guess I’ll have to hire Charlie or Ms. Debbie

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Dallas

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#2 posted 01-21-2012 04:06 AM

And a very fine box it is.

After all this time I still marvel at boxes with lids that sit flat!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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degoose

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#3 posted 01-21-2012 04:07 AM

Now thats a little different… I do like the way it fits…

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 01-21-2012 04:08 AM

Clever way to support the tray! COOL!

Nice job!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#5 posted 01-21-2012 05:15 AM

Great looking box and the tray fits very well. Nice job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 01-21-2012 02:25 PM

Very nice box and the tray set-up is a unique take too! Great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 01-21-2012 02:48 PM

It’s a very nice sturdy box.

helluvawreck
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Ken90712

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#8 posted 01-21-2012 04:53 PM

Well done, nice work.

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

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grizzman

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#9 posted 01-21-2012 05:58 PM

i love your box Gary, knowing that a part of it came from your home makes it that much more special…and after we talked and i know how that stump came out, i always get a laugh about that story…your a great guy Gary, and im really thankful for every chance that we have to talk…i just got done making a table, and cant wait to get back to making some boxes…take care buddy, great project here….grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#10 posted 01-21-2012 09:29 PM

NICE GARY!!

AKA….........Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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Gary

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#11 posted 01-22-2012 12:18 AM

Thanks for the comments. I do wish the pictures had come out better.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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UncleStumpy

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#12 posted 01-26-2012 11:39 AM

Great idea about the tray…. very creative. Congrats.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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