Cherry/Oak Tea Box

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Project by Habs posted 03-17-2012 04:21 AM 1214 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my mother for her birthday. She loves tea!

I ran out of scrap cherry so that’s why the top is oak and cherry. I think it looks pretty cool though! The dividers came from some leftover copper for a fridge water supply line. I like the way all the colors go together.

The bottom is dadoed and the sides are just mitered and glued. I made the pull with my router. Then i finished it off with some danish oil.

-- Habs

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#1 posted 03-17-2012 02:08 PM

I really like the different woods and the clever use of the copper. This sure is a fine gift.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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#2 posted 03-17-2012 05:15 PM

Nice work there. I made a tea and sugar holder for my wife and she loves it. Love the wood choice.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#3 posted 03-17-2012 06:14 PM

Nice Box, I am a fan of wood with metal additions, that was a cool idea, like Your design, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#4 posted 03-17-2012 10:25 PM

Nice miters, I’m jealous

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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