Spider Web Box

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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 03-19-2012 02:03 AM 1544 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this yesterday afternoon I had to glue all the wood together before I could cut out the box. When I was done glueing it together it looked like a cutting board. Today I went out and cut the box. Because I had no hindges and knew I had some brass rod I desided to design a hindge for the box. This is a first for me and it worked out great but it took some time to figure out how to make it work right. Another project done. I call it the Spider Web Box.
Thanks Dennis

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#1 posted 03-19-2012 02:07 AM

Very cool box a great design and a good build.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 02:07 AM

Now that took some doing and… did it good. That’s a great box and a great name.

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

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#3 posted 03-19-2012 02:28 AM

Cool box.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 03-19-2012 02:32 AM

Dang that turned out awesome!!! Is that walnut with maple?

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

#5 posted 03-19-2012 02:42 AM

Yes the box is walnut and Maple and Purple heart and two other woods in the web.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#6 posted 03-19-2012 02:42 AM

Nice design and well thought out

-- Norman

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#7 posted 03-19-2012 02:51 AM

very creative. The hinges worked out well. I like the front edge of the top.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#8 posted 03-19-2012 02:56 AM

Very cool, love this.

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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#9 posted 03-19-2012 11:24 AM

Hi Dennis, that’s a very creative design, looks really cool. Nice job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#10 posted 03-19-2012 07:13 PM

Unusual and very nice. Great work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 03-19-2012 08:48 PM

This is a very nice box and what a wonderful job you did on it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#12 posted 03-20-2012 01:21 AM

That looks like a complicated build but it turned out very nice. I knew you could do the wooden hinges! Fun huh?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 05-23-2012 08:26 AM

Very amazing look, unique. Have you ever worked with inlays before?

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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