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This is my first tea box. I made it for a friend in Portugal. It is made from Brazilian Tarara or Canary with a Bloodwood top and splines. I like the way these two woods work together. Thanks for looking. Will
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#1 posted 02-03-2012 04:44 PM
Great looking Tea Box! If my wife sees this she will be after me to make her a new recipe box similar to this Tea Box. Nice choice of wood’s!
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#2 posted 02-03-2012 05:00 PM
A wonderful looking tea box well done.
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#3 posted 02-03-2012 05:03 PM
Great tea box, and the splines add to the nice combo of grains!
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#4 posted 02-03-2012 07:08 PM
the sign of a great craftsman is how he uses what he has. great box
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#5 posted 02-03-2012 08:58 PM
I like the look of this box and thae way the colors of the wood work together. Good job.
-- 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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#6 posted 02-03-2012 10:47 PM
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
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#7 posted 02-04-2012 12:10 AM
That is.a great project! May I ask how the lid stays/fits on?
#8 posted 02-04-2012 02:04 AM
Thanks guys for all the comments. Simpsy for the lid I just glued a piece of bloodwood to the bottom of the lid that fit right into the box. This is the same way stevinmarin made the lid for his candy box in his video.
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#9 posted 02-04-2012 07:07 AM
Very nice looking and useful as well : )
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#10 posted 02-05-2012 04:01 PM
Beautiful wood and nicely put together.
-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas
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