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Project by will delaney posted 935 days ago 1537 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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woodshaver

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#1 posted 935 days ago

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 935 days ago

A wonderful looking tea box well done.

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#3 posted 935 days ago

Great tea box, and the splines add to the nice combo of grains!

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Malta

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#4 posted 935 days ago

the sign of a great craftsman is how he uses what he has. great box

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#5 posted 935 days ago

I like the look of this box and thae way the colors of the wood work together. Good job.

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#6 posted 935 days ago

Cool design.

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simpsy

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#7 posted 935 days ago

That is.a great project! May I ask how the lid stays/fits on?

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will delaney

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#8 posted 935 days ago

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 935 days ago

Very nice looking and useful as well : )

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#10 posted 933 days ago

Beautiful wood and nicely put together.

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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