Basket Weave Design Heart Boxes

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Project by luv2learn posted 06-19-2012 10:04 PM 2771 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both of my daughters birthdays are fast approaching (4 days apart) so I thought these little basket weave designed heart boxes would make cute gifts. They are made from walnut and maple and finished with three coats of clear high gloss lacquer. I got the plan from Steve Goodes website “Scrollsaw Workshop”.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#1 posted 06-19-2012 10:19 PM

Beautiful Boxes! I’m sure your daughters will love them!
luv2learn You do some nice things with wood!
Thanks for sharing!
Tony C

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 06-19-2012 10:22 PM

Nice little baskets/boxes….I also have made many of them….customers seem to like them as well

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 06-19-2012 10:32 PM

Very Nice. Love the look

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#4 posted 06-19-2012 11:36 PM

Those are awesome! I’m sure your Daughters will luv em.

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

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#5 posted 06-20-2012 12:01 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 06-20-2012 01:14 AM

Thanks for the kind words guys they are always appreciated. It’s nice once in a while to do some quick projects and these were fun to make.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 06-20-2012 01:51 AM

Wow. Those are really cool!!......................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 06-20-2012 02:49 AM

Very lovely! Your daughters will treasure them for many years to come.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#9 posted 06-20-2012 03:04 AM

They look great! Bet they will be treasurers ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 06-20-2012 03:25 AM

Amaizing, looks very nice.Great present

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 06-20-2012 03:33 AM

Very nice! Thanks for showing how you did that. I would never have figured it out on my own. I may have to dust off the antique scrollsaw and try this for my granddaughter. Or maybe I’ll cheat and use the bandsaw and glue the entry cut closed.

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

#12 posted 06-20-2012 04:39 PM

Laura makes these also I really like these open face boxes

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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

You know, these are really nice and you really did a good job on them. Congratulations.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 06-20-2012 07:32 PM

You did a great job on those. Beautiful.

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#15 posted 06-20-2012 11:33 PM

Good stuff. I actually thought you used thin stips and “woveded” them together.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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