LumberJocks

small box

  • Advertise with us
Project by lo_note posted 05-14-2012 05:13 AM 938 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was another gift for my wife. I don’t know what kind of wood the exterior is. The darker red trim might be blood wood? They came from a bunch of scrap that came from a custom stair company. I only had smallish sticks so I resawed and bookmatched the lighter wood to veneer the panels. The interior is curly western maple. Overall dimensions are 8” deep x 12” wide x 6 1/2” tall.

-- Matt





7 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112939 posts in 2331 days


#1 posted 05-14-2012 05:16 AM

Great gift beautiful box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3464 posts in 1162 days


#2 posted 05-14-2012 10:46 AM

Very nice work and design. Love what you were able to do with “scrap.” This is a beautiful piece.

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

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14134 posts in 2344 days


#3 posted 05-14-2012 12:29 PM

Realy excellentl workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View doncutlip's profile

doncutlip

2832 posts in 2310 days


#4 posted 05-14-2012 10:44 PM

Very elegant, some very fine work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

11552 posts in 1444 days


#5 posted 05-15-2012 01:27 AM

That is some way nice work! Curly maple on the inside. Now that is classy. Everything looks perfect: design, fit, and finish. The dark wood looks a lot like Jatoba if it is really heavy and hard.

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

View Martyroc's profile

Martyroc

2708 posts in 1060 days


#6 posted 05-16-2012 01:26 AM

Very nice mix of woods, this box came out great.

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

View wooded's profile

wooded

313 posts in 1026 days


#7 posted 05-17-2012 04:05 AM

Fine looking box. Great skill here…..;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase