Pine boxes

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-09-2012 01:12 PM 1466 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made 3 pine jewelry boxes. Used cedar for the trays. Red Cedar for splines. Wife wanted me to make them more personal. When doing hair on hide stay away from anything being finished. You think cat shedding is bad.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 08-09-2012 01:19 PM

I love boxes. I don’t know why but something about organization and beauty just gets to me.

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

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#2 posted 08-09-2012 02:18 PM

I’m with ya, ED. Can’t have or make enough. First thing I did when I this insane disease..erm…”hobby” was make a half dozen boxes, some screwed together, some just glued up butt joints, some a little more interesting.

None of them were this nice though :)

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#3 posted 08-09-2012 02:21 PM

Nice boxes Monte…!
The scrollwork on the tops really add a unique touch. The hide on the top additionally gives it a unique look. I started using hides and leathers on my box interiors and like it much better than the adhesive velvet.

I also agree about boxmaking being addicting.

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#4 posted 08-09-2012 03:09 PM

Oh yea. Very nice stuff Monte. I like the leather-n-studs top. Nice addition

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 08-09-2012 07:07 PM

I like it, very unique, nicely done. thumbs up

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#6 posted 08-09-2012 10:15 PM

Good job on these. Like all the tops——the different ways you did them.

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

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#7 posted 08-10-2012 12:47 AM

I like these a lot. Dividers and Patron/Grizz hinges add a lot of class as do the contrasting splines. I like the scrolled tops the best. Be looking for a PM on the hair on cowhide.

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

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#8 posted 08-10-2012 10:26 AM

These are very nice, all unique.

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

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#9 posted 08-13-2012 07:07 PM

Very nice boxes my friend

-- Dana, Tn and Tx artist

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#10 posted 08-13-2012 07:44 PM

Nice work, Monty.


-- 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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