Woodburning Box

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Project by Jarred posted 628 days ago 2827 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is a simple, undecorated box to hold my woodburner and pens. The box is cherry and maple with maple hinges. I tried to cut the lid at the junction of the cherry heartwood and sapwood to give a two-tone appearance. The feet were made from scrap of keyed miter feet that I made for another box.

The woodburner is a Colwood Detailer. The knob is an inexpensive brass knob that is too big for the box.

Thanks for looking!

-- No reserve. No retreat. No regrets.

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#1 posted 628 days ago

Nice looking box, easy to look at with nice style and construction, the knob fits as well, and the hinges look great, nice job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#2 posted 628 days ago

Great box, What an honor for your woodburner to have a special home.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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#3 posted 628 days ago

Another nice box. Nice hinges but dowels or just glue will work as well as the screws (and look nicer IMHO).

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

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#4 posted 627 days ago

Appreciate the suggestion, gfadvm. Always trying to reduce non-wooden components. The hinge pins are actually toothpicks cut to length. Felt a little strange using them, but they were the right diameter! :)

-- No reserve. No retreat. No regrets.

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