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Ceda-Syca Box -- NOT a spoon

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Project by jaykaypur posted 779 days ago 948 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of cedar and sycamore with walnut splines. The box measures 7’’ x 7’’ x 3’’ and the top is 8’’ x 8’’. Each side of the box is half of each wood and the sides are alternated. It turned out better than I had envisioned. This was also my first attempt at spline joints and although small, they went better than I expected. I left the inside unfinished until I get a sliding tray put in it but I was so happy with the way it turned out, I wanted to go ahead and post it. Hey at least it aint a spoon! LOL Thanks for the looks/comments.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 779 days ago

Nice looking box. Good color & grain.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Roger

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#2 posted 779 days ago

thats really purdy.. hey, a box to keep those spoons in.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 779 days ago

It looks good and I’ll bet it smells good too! Love that quarter sawn sycamore on the lid borders.

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

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lew

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#4 posted 779 days ago

I really like the lift off lid!

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

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Everett1

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#5 posted 779 days ago

cedar is so cool looking when it is kept “wet” looking with a finish. But it stops the awesome smell too

Will wood movement effect your box with outside being finished and inside not?

-- Ev in Framingham, MA

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JoeyG

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#6 posted 778 days ago

Nice looking box Jay. I’ve been thinking about picking up some sycamore, how is it to work with? This is a great example that not ever box needs a handle. That lid looks great.

Joey

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jjw5858

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#7 posted 778 days ago

Really nice work Jay. Always love your work with cedar. Looks great!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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QuickWay

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#8 posted 778 days ago

Nice Box Jay. It came out really great. I can’t wait to see what you do with the inside.

-- Bill Native Texan

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koog

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#9 posted 778 days ago

great work on the grain and the splines
i’ll have to get me some more cedar…it looks good..heck GREAT

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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