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Project by jaykaypur posted 06-20-2012 01:40 AM 1937 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a teabox for the woman who gave me the sycamore wood. I need to thank Tokolosi up front as I followed his example on the corners.

The box itself is sycamore and the corners and hinges are walnut. I am gonna “wedge” two dividers in it tomorrow and fill it with different teas and give it to her on Thursday.

The box measures 12×7 x 4 and is finished with Howards Feed-n-Wax.

Thanks for the looks and 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 06-20-2012 01:50 AM

Like the look. Nice contrast and well built.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-20-2012 02:43 AM

A tea box is a great idea never thought of it. Looks real nice, I like the way you did the joints gives them a nice aesthetic value. How did you hing the top?

-- Zach @ http://www.swaincustoms.com

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#3 posted 06-20-2012 02:46 AM

Great box. Love the corner joints.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic.... :)

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#4 posted 06-20-2012 03:18 AM

Wow Jay that is gorgeous. Love your hinges!! Great solution to that little overhang in the back.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#5 posted 06-20-2012 03:32 AM

Cool hinges!

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

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#6 posted 06-20-2012 10:13 AM

Very nice use of contrasting woods, bet she’ll love it. I need to build some gifts for those who have given me wood.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#7 posted 06-20-2012 11:28 AM

Well done. You certainly are advancing nicely in your woodworking abilities. How about a close up of your hinge design?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 06-20-2012 12:12 PM

I like those hinges as well. I also like the way you worked in those legs. Very nice looking box,

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#9 posted 06-20-2012 12:30 PM

Very slick. A different joinery method on the corners that is really pretty nice with those wood combos, and the nifty hinges are nice touches

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#10 posted 06-20-2012 01:48 PM

Jay, you did an excellent job on this tea box.

helluvawreck
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#11 posted 06-20-2012 02:12 PM

  • Everyone * The credit for the “corner” idea goes to Tokolosi. I copied his example of a box that he posted last week.

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

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#12 posted 06-20-2012 02:33 PM

Excellent scrapwood or palletwood project. My spell check is telling me scrapwwod and palletwood are not legitimate words….....someone needs to call Webster’s! I think there are enough of us that agree they are.

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

#13 posted 06-20-2012 04:37 PM

Very Nice box great wood.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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#14 posted 06-21-2012 12:22 AM

GREAT WORK….especially the corners and hinges
you have the touch
will be quizzing you on how to do the corners

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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