Sugar Maple BS Box

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Project by jaykaypur posted 05-06-2012 10:49 PM 1146 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small BS box made outta sugar maple wood from a tree damaged in last October’s freak snow storm here. Wood is still some-what green and has some nice interesting cracks run all through it. I have a LOT of this wood in a barn just waiting on it to cure. Thanks for looking

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

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#1 posted 05-06-2012 11:14 PM

“Sweet” looking box!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 05-06-2012 11:14 PM

beautiful box, natural top looks great. wish i had a stash of that maple!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 05-06-2012 11:31 PM

Oh I’ll bet the rest o that tree is gonna be some really beautiful projects

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 05-07-2012 12:24 AM

Nice rustic idea with the maple…..really nice!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#5 posted 05-07-2012 12:32 AM

Well Done, well done.
You had me faked out, I almost posted “What Box” until I looked at the rest of the pictures.


-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#6 posted 05-07-2012 01:01 AM

another great use of nature’s gifts to the woodworker
as always .. well done and planned
you the man!!

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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#7 posted 05-08-2012 12:55 AM

Hi Jay, That’s COOL! I love the design with bark in tact lid. I would put my valuables in there and hide it in my firewood pile. Never mind, my wife would grab it and throw it in the fireplace…........, maybe I will just put stuff of hers in there, LOL

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

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