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Project by mmax posted 02-09-2012 01:54 PM 1059 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a larger recipe box since the one she had was for the 3×5 cards. This one is for the 4×6 and is made of padauk and birch. Finish is General Arm-R-Seal semi-gloss. This was my first attempt a making a small box and found a few new challenges.

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#1 posted 02-09-2012 02:51 PM

Looks great! Padauk and Birch go well together.

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#2 posted 02-09-2012 02:52 PM

Very nice box. You seem to have met all of the challenges. The padauk will darken over time but will still look good against the birch.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#3 posted 02-09-2012 02:55 PM

Whoops! Pressed the wrong key.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#4 posted 02-09-2012 03:14 PM

Like the combo of birch and padauk. Will have to try that. Good job !

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#5 posted 02-09-2012 03:36 PM

pretty box ,nice work.

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#6 posted 02-09-2012 04:09 PM

This box is very nice and I’m sure that your wife was thrilled with it.

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#7 posted 02-09-2012 07:37 PM

Real nice. I’m feeling like making a box.

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#8 posted 02-09-2012 11:40 PM

Very nice, I like the pairing of Padauk & Birch

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#9 posted 02-10-2012 12:20 AM

Great to have another box maker! Keep makin’ them.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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