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Maple and Cherry Recipe Box

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Project by woodshaver posted 02-19-2012 07:00 PM 1346 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a new recipe box so I put this together for her.
I used maple and cherry. I did a maple and cherry inlay for the top and gave it a few coats of Danish Oil.
It’s twice the size of her old over stuffed recipe box! She said “Wow! I love it”! Hope you like it too! :)

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!





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Gabe C.

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#1 posted 02-19-2012 07:54 PM

That lid is gorgeous, and I like the picture showing the way the oil brings out the color and grain. I’m sure it will become a prized family heirloom, filled with Mom’s recipes. Great job!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 02-19-2012 09:26 PM

Nicely done. I enjoy do this type of box tops with a design. You did it well.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 02-19-2012 09:36 PM

I failed to mention that this was my first box! Of this type anyway!
Thanks for the nice comments!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 09:52 PM

Looks great, nice joinery

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 02-20-2012 12:19 AM

A Recipe for a beautiful recipe box.

Take some very nice wood
mill until you have great joinery
add super inlay
fill with cards
Makes one happy wife :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 02-20-2012 12:52 AM

Thanks Jim!
My wife likes your Recipe She said it’s beautiful!
I need to give it a few more coats of finish and she can fill it with her cards!

PS.
Hope to see 50,000 more comments from you! I look for you all the time! Things wouldn’t be the sam with out seeing your comments!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-20-2012 12:53 PM

a very neat box. gr8 wood combo. nice box joints, and inlay. very kool..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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woodshaver

2767 posts in 2005 days


#8 posted 03-04-2012 12:53 AM

The wife finally got all of her recipes set up, then she cooked me up something good !!!

Thanks everyone for all the nice comments!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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