Second Checkerboard box

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Project by Chris Cook posted 792 days ago 877 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box I finished a few weeks back. I meant to post it as a project, but only posted it as a blog entry. My wife wanted to give my last checkerboard box as a gift. So I made her this one.

It is made of padauk and walnut burl. There is an inlay of cherry as well. I finished it with tung oil.

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#1 posted 792 days ago

Looks great! Kudos.

-- Comfortably covered in dust

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#2 posted 792 days ago

i really like the design of this box top, pretty cool, a box is never just a box, you never know what is inside…good build i think…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 792 days ago

Very Nice, I like the way this came out.

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

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#4 posted 792 days ago

I likes it! Gr8 wood combos as well. Very nice

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

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#5 posted 792 days ago

Great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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