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Wooden Keepsake Boxes

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Project by ssull4167 posted 08-14-2012 04:40 PM 1569 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Just starting to put together a group of keepsake boxes, started when I made one for a good friend’s wedding and then just started for other occasions as well, everything from a “hope” chest to a pet memory box. All of my boxes have the oak log medallion on the top with stone accents. On the “treasure box” I used a piece of a maple branch on the front, the other boxes have a stone accent on the front of the box. The wood I use is reclaimed pine, and then cedar. I layer these two woods to give the boxes more dimension. I finish my boxes with shellac then a beeswax and mineral oil wood polish that I make myself. I just really like the look of natural wood and shellac is really easy to work with.





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#1 posted 08-18-2012 02:16 AM

Really cool boxes the joints turned out great and the log slice make them unique.

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