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Project by archie18 posted 12-19-2012 04:50 AM 1001 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on plans from Woodsmith.com (episode 605). I made 3 boxes as gifts, one cedar and cherry, one walnut, and one oak and walnut. Corner splines are also made from contrasting wood. I used solid panels for lids instead of veneered panels in the plans.

-- Robert in middle TN





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#1 posted 12-19-2012 04:53 AM

sweet !

nice combos

are the tops loose
or hinged

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 12-19-2012 05:07 AM

Tops are loose although plans show hinges.

-- Robert in middle TN

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#3 posted 12-19-2012 05:11 AM

thanks robert

they do look nice
some lucky folks will get these

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 12-19-2012 05:11 AM

Great job These all look super

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#5 posted 12-19-2012 09:37 AM

Very beautiful job on these

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

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#6 posted 12-19-2012 10:51 AM

Good job, nice timber colour matches.

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK, http://www.wheathills.com

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#7 posted 12-19-2012 11:56 AM

Handsome work.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#8 posted 12-19-2012 03:01 PM

Neat job. This will be treasured.

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#9 posted 12-19-2012 03:09 PM

Very nice work. I like the slanted top with the edge detail. Beautiful Walnut!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#10 posted 12-19-2012 03:30 PM

Very nice. Great execution.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 12-19-2012 04:04 PM

Those are great! Beautiful work.

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