Keepsake Boxes

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Project by spud72 posted 06-12-2012 10:48 PM 1980 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these keepsake boxes from plans that I purchased from WoodPlans. All the fuss, I figured that I might as well make two boxes; It doesn’t take any longer, just a little extra material. I’ll be lining the boxes with scarlet velvet.

Thanks for stopping by,


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#1 posted 06-12-2012 10:56 PM

A beautiful pair of boxes. Good job.

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#2 posted 06-12-2012 11:41 PM

I like the Asian look you have achieved here. Nice combination of contrasting timbers.

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#3 posted 06-13-2012 12:17 AM

Great looking boxes – birdseye maple and padauk? The highlight strips at the top and bottom really set off the background material. Nice job!

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#4 posted 06-13-2012 07:53 AM

Nice job very well done, Love the wood combo. Paduak and birdseye maple?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 06-13-2012 11:04 AM

Nice! They’re really beautiful.


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#6 posted 06-13-2012 03:30 PM

very nice.the wood combo looks great

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#7 posted 06-13-2012 04:20 PM

Those boxes are really great. You did a good job on them.

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#8 posted 06-13-2012 05:35 PM

Nice Job

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#9 posted 06-13-2012 09:22 PM

Very beautiful. Gr8 wood combos as well

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

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