Little Boxes

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Project by Tom Canales posted 02-03-2012 08:22 PM 1972 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wanted to come up with a new box design that would require the use of my new bandsaw. Came up with this. Smaller box is made from pieces left over from cutting out the curved sides on the bigger box. I usually make hinged lids but thought I’d try the set-in and slider types. Used fake ostrich as liner.

Cherry & Walnut burl with sycamore trim. little handles are contorted filbert from by backyard.

-- I used to be indecisive, now I’m not so sure

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#1 posted 02-03-2012 08:35 PM

Hey Tom
This is a really cool box and a great design.well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-03-2012 08:51 PM

Like the style of the larger box. Beautiful lines and choice of wood makes a stunning piece!

-- Roman:... FIGHT HUNGER ----- DON'T EAT!

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#3 posted 02-03-2012 08:54 PM

I like these boxes and it looks like you did a nice job on them.


-- 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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#4 posted 02-03-2012 10:08 PM

Neat design, Tom…...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 02-03-2012 10:49 PM

Really cool design, and build with new bandsaw.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#6 posted 02-03-2012 11:53 PM

Very cool … I like them both.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#7 posted 02-04-2012 12:20 AM

Great job on the boxes

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 02-04-2012 01:25 PM

Wonderful and unusual design Tom. I really like it a lot.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 02-04-2012 02:28 PM

Now that’s ingenuity at its finest. Good job and smart thinking!

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana,

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#10 posted 02-04-2012 02:54 PM

No waste, Beautiful job!!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#11 posted 02-04-2012 08:09 PM

That last pic with texture and grain is real nice. Thanks for the ideas.

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#12 posted 02-05-2012 01:33 AM

Very nice work. Great job. Love that lid.

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

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